Steve and the two-time Olympic Support shared the happy news with his 31,400 Instagram followers this afternoon.
The TV naturalist created the announcement by posting a snap of Helen’s blossoming baby bump, as correctly as a photo of himself gazing at two birds.
The Strictly Come Dancing superstar captioned the photo: “On the boat with my three favourite people; earmarks ofs this summer we’ll have some wee ones of our own… @helenglovergb.”
In the meantime, Helen, 31, shared the same post on her Twitter account, which interpret: “Soooo…The biggest adventure of our lives.. Two little [chicks] of our own arriving this summer!!! @backshall.steve.”
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Fans were impatient to pass on messages of congratulations to the couple, with one writing: “Congrats, it’s the to the fullest extent news I’ve heard this year!”(sic)
Another told the 44-year-old: “Congrats Steve — I make twin boys — it’s double the love, not double trouble.”(sic)
“What wonderful rumour, it’s hard to think of two better role models for children,” gushed a third pupil.
A fourth supporter commented: “Fantastic news! You’ll make wonderful patresfamilias. Congratulations.”
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TV presenter Helen Skelton also rushed to compliment the duo, penning: “Amaaaaaazing news! Huge congratulations.”(sic)
Steve first met the Span GB rower at a Sport Relief event back in 2014, and the pair lined the knot two years later.
Last year, Steve revealed they had no next plans to start a family.
Explaining that the 31-year-old was unsure whether she was perceptive to take a break from her international rowing career, the wildlife ace revealed they weren’t rushing to talk about children.
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«She’s positively at the pinnacle of her sport and it’s going to be very hard for her to be away from that.
“So I mull over we’ll have a few more months, possibly up to a year, and then we’ll decide.»
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