Melissa Rycroft Is Pregnant

07/28/2010 at 10:15 AM EDT

Melissa Rycroft Is Pregnant
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Melissa Rycroft is going from ballroom to baby.

The former Dancing with the Stars and Bachelor contestant is expecting her first child with husband Tye Strickland, her rep tells PEOPLE.

"Apparently Tye and I wanted to see how many life-changing events we could fit into one calendar year," Rycroft said, while sharing her news Wednesday on Good Morning America, "from getting engaged, married, new job, and we are now pregnant." The reality star also joked that right now she has a "baby pooch," though "the baby bump will come later."





Rycroft, 27, and Strickland, an insurance agent, tied the knot in December in Mexico.

In addition to starting a family, Rycroft's other upcoming project will include co-hosting the upcoming reality series Bachelor Pad with Chris Harrison.

Reporting by MONICA RIZZO

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