Bianca Gonzalez, JC Intal expecting first child

MANILA, Philippines – Bianca Gonzalez and JC Intal are expecting their first child! Bianca's friend and mentor Boy Abunda announced the happy news in the April 28 episode of Aquino & Abunda Tonight.  

Below is the statement in full, as posted on the Aquino and Abunda Tonight Instagram account:

"We are three months – 12 weeks – along the way. The heartbeat is very strong. And all is good and healthy. <3

"The thing I learned is that couples wait a while before announcing because it isn't 'til the 8th to 10th to even 12th week that you see/hear the heartbeat via ultrasound. 

"Couples usually wait to clear the first 3 months because it's the maselan/delikado months.

"No one wants to announce it and then have something untowards happen kaya couples wait and prefer the privacy muna. 

"Thank you very, very, much we really appreciate all the love and support!" the statement read. 

Congratulations poured in on social media for the accomplished TV host, image model, and advocate and her husband JC, an athlete and prominent basketball player. 

On Instagram, Bianca posted another message regarding their baby.

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We can't thank everyone for all the messages of love and support for this new chapter in our lives!!!! Our little one is 3 months in my tummy and healthy and well. The journey has been beautiful but also really tough and I salute all moms for holding THE toughest job in the world! This is my first baby bump photo taken by the proud daddy, @jcintal7#jcandb," Bianca wrote. 

The two tied the knot last December in a private ceremony in Palawan, then threw a party in Manila for friends and colleagues. The couple got engaged in March 2014. – Rappler.com