Life is imitating art!
Grey's Anatomy star Sarah Drew is pregnant, her rep confirms to E! News. Due in December, this will be the second child for the actress and her husband, Peter Lanfer, who are already parents to son Micah, 2.
In the tenth season finale of Grey's Anatomy, her character, April Kepner, learned she is expecting her first child with Dr. Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams). Needless to say, Drew won't need to hide her bump!
Drew even tweeted a picture of her new curves Tuesday, writing, "Nope. That's not a fake belly." The Moms' Night Out star also told People, "We can't wait to introduce Micah to his little brother or sister."
In the spring of 2014, Drew wrote an essay for Guideposts magazine about becoming a mother. When she was expecting her first child in 2011, the TV star recalled, "My marriage was solid, I loved my job, but I was terrified, absolutely terrified, by the prospect of parenthood. What if I turned out to be an awful mom? It would be hard–if not impossible–to live up to the example set by my own parents."
She found strength in her character, she said, as they are "both take our faith very seriously."
As the daughter of a Presbyterian minister, she asked her father for advice. After her baby boy was born, her fears dissipated. "I haven't lost my freedom being a mom. Maybe I get less sleep, but I feel freer to love, more compassionate, more understanding, more grateful," the actress wrote. "More like my dad."
Grey's Anatomy returns Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.