06/12/2007 AT 04:00 PM EDT
Mexican singer Thalía is expecting her first child with her music executive husband Tommy Mottola, peopleenespanol.com
The pregnancy was announeced in a statement on Thalia.com
, which reads in part: "Yes, it's confirmed! Thalía is expecting her first baby, who will be born in a few months. Her pregnancy is going well and she is healthy, very happy and full of energy, as usual."
Earlier this year the 35-year-old singer told PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL: "This year, I'm going to be a mom... I swear it's happening this year. I'm ready; as a woman I feel it's the ideal time, the ideal time in my career. I want it and I am going to be [a mother]."
Asked about Mottola's opinion about expanding the family, Thalía said that her husband, 57, has wanted to have kids together for years. "If it had been up to Tommy, I would have had children from the first day we married. I would already have three or four," she said.
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