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When Is Katherine Heigl Due? Their Baby Boy Will Be Here Soon

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Thursday morning brought exciting news for Katherine Heigl and husband and musician Josh Kelley: the adorable power couple is expecting their third child — a baby boy. But exactly when is Katherine Heigl due? According to People, the Grey’s Anatomy star is supposed to give birth early next year:

When Heigl was asked how she and Kelley and their two children felt about the idea of adding a boy to their brood, Heigl said they were full of “joy and gratitude":

Heigl and Kelley married in 2007, but even before they tied the knot, the couple knew they wanted to have children and adopt children — according to 2012 interview with Parent & Child magazine:

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So the star of Knocked Up and 27 Dresses and the New Lane Road singer adopted their first child, Naleigh, from South Korea in 2009. Heigl and Kelley then adopted Adelaide from Louisiana three years later. However, while Heigl wanted nothing more than to be a mom, she struggled to find a comfortable work-life balance. In fact, as Heigl revealed in a 2014 interview with Good Housekeeping, that struggle led her to make some serious and undoubtedly difficult decisions:

So Heigl left Grey's Anatomy and put her movie career on pause.  And while Heigl has since returned to work, the newest member of the Kelley clan may put her film career on pause again. Regardless, whether Heigl stays in the public eye or not, I wish her, Kelley, Naleigh, and Adelaide nothing but the best.