The actress married Tom last month and earlier today (5 June) she shared the pregnancy news on Twitter.
“@SirTomShaw and I are thrilled to announce we have a Christmas pud in the oven! SURPRISE!” she wrote.
Paula has starred in ‘Corrie’ as Kylie Platt since 2010. Her character is the sister of Becky McDonald, played by Katherine Kelly.
Paula's character Kylie is already a mum of two.
Plenty of fans have rushed to congratulate Paula on Twitter, with one writing: “congratulations. You will both make fantastic parents Xx."