Corey star Sam Ashton and his wife Briony have revealed that they are expecting their second child.
The couple made the announcement on Instagram on Wednesday as they shared identical photos of their son Sonny, with a sign that read: ‘We’re adding another pumpkin to our patch. Because of spring 2022.’
The pair were immediately flooded with congratulatory messages from Coronation Street stars, with Alexandra Mardell commenting, ‘Such gorge news!!’, while Sally Ann Matthews wrote: ‘OH MY!!! Congratulations to you both x’
Corey’s Sam Ashton and wife Briony are expecting a baby! The couple took to Instagram on Wednesday to reveal that the baby is due in the spring of 2022 with an adorable photo of the eldest Sonny
The adorable couple: 28-year-old Sam and 26-year-old Briony were delighted to announce that they are adding their baby boy after welcoming their first child last summer.
The sweet news comes 14 months after they welcomed their son Sonny – who was born six weeks early last August.
The couple previously revealed that it was ‘a bit of a shock’ and ‘stressful’ when their first child came early.
ok speaking! The pair told how the yoga instructor stayed in the hospital for nine days after delivery while their little one was tube fed and recovered from jaundice.
Sam, 28 – who has played Chesney Brown in Corey since 2003 – said: ‘It was a bit of a shock to me. Everyone at work knew he wasn’t there until September.’
Congratulations! Sam’s Coronation Street co-stars were quick to share the sweet message
Brioni, 26, said: ‘It was tough at the time but now looking back, I’ll do it again tomorrow. Although it was great to reach home.
Their situation was made even more difficult by the fact that Sam was only allowed to visit the couple in the hospital for an hour a day because of the pandemic.
Sam explained: ‘An hour felt like 10 minutes, especially early on. Brioni was emotional as I was trying to be there and spend time with Sonny.’
Adorable: The sweet news comes 14 months after they welcomed their son Sonny – who was born six weeks ago last August
Brioni said the lack of time on their time together was the most ‘stressful’ part and she usually ‘sighed for an hour’ and then Sam had to leave.
The couple said their growth has accelerated over the past year and their breathing has returned to normal.
Sam and Briony tied the knot in 2019, two years after announcing their engagement.
The couple announced for the first time that they were expecting a boy when he spoke Ok! magazine, saying: ‘We’re having a boy!
‘It was a big surprise when we found out, because we have a lot of girls in our families, so we were adamant that we were having a girl.’
The new mom often shares insights into her life and explains how she is coping with the arrival of her son.
more kids? Sam plays Coronation Street’s character Chesney parenting on the popular ITV soap and revealed that he and Briony would love to have a big family