Kaylee DeFer

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Time for some celebrating on the Upper East Side!

Gossip Girl's  Kaylee DeFer is pregnant, her rep confirmed to Us Weekly Sunday. This will be the first child for the 26-year-old actress, known for her role as Ivy Dickens, and boyfriend Michael Fitzpatrick of Fitz and The Tantrums.

DeFer and her musician beau, 42, were quite surprised to find out they were expecting. "We weren't planning on getting pregnant, so right now we're just enjoying being pregnant," she explained, noting that "right now" the couple has no plans to get married.

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"We think it's a boy. Well, the doctor is 95 percent sure it's a boy," she added. "The baby was really shy that day, he was sleeping."

The first-time mom-to-be, who is 20 weeks along, said she's "doing great" and is enjoying being pregnant, sleeping a lot, eating a lot." 

And once their little one arrives, DeFer is planning to shift her career in a slightly different direction. "I've actually been thinking about venturing into new creative outlets. Mostly writing, still in the acting genre," she said. "I have a lot of time on my hands. I've been wanting to take a break and now I can do the things I didn't have a chance to do before."

Sounds like a plan. Congrats to the parents-to-be!

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