24/03/2011 07:50 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Julia Bradbury: 'Miracle' Baby For TV Star At 40

Julia Bradbury TV presenter Julia Bradbury, 40, has announced she is pregnant with her first baby.

Julia, who presents BBC's Countryfile, said her pregnancy was a 'miracle' as she suffers from endometriosis, a condition which can make conception more difficult.

She and her partner, property developer, Gerard Cunningham, 52, said they were 'delighted'.

Speaking to reporters Julia said: 'We didn't think it would be possible and the pregnancy has been a wonderful surprise for both of us. I have endometriosis and honestly wasn't sure if I would ever realize my ambition to be a mum so to fall pregnant feels like a bit of a miracle. We are both delighted and our families are very happy.'

Their baby is due in August, and Julia plans to continue working.

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