Ben Higgins is taking his time enjoying the honeymoon phase of marriage.
"We're excited for kids," Ben, 33, exclusively told E! News while promoting his Aug. 9 appearance on E!'s Celebrity Beef. "I believe that, God willing, we will have kids. But right now it's not a conversation we have often and it's not something I believe either of us are craving. You know, you hear the 'baby fever,' I don't know if either of us have baby fever right now."
In the meantime, Ben and Jessica are focusing on their roles as parents of a fur baby.
"We do have a kid," he added. "It's a puppy and we're trying really hard to make sure that puppy is the best puppy possible...We're making good progress."
Ben recently revisited his and Jessica's big day in honor of her 27th birthday.
"Today is @jessclarke_ birthday!" he shared on June 19 with a collage of wedding photos. "She is joyful, beautiful, caring and most importantly loving to all. I get to experience her love everyday of my life and today I hope that we all can share some of that love back with her! Happy 27th Jessica! You are loved."
Catch up on Ben's Celebrity Beef episode anytime.