Rachel Riley, 33, and Pasha Kovalev, 39, are excitedly awaiting the arrival of their first baby, which is due to be born before Christmas. However, the Countdown host has admitted the prospect of becoming parents is “scary” for her and the former Strictly Come Dancing professional.
Fortunately, Rachel was recently given the opportunity to test out being a mum as she took part in new reality series My Famous Babysitter on W.
Speaking about the experience to The Mirror, the presenter said: “It’s crazy how the universe has plans for you.
“At the end of last year I was thinking about a family and I guess this show is the only way you can try before you buy with kids!”
She went on to reveal: “Pasha and I are honestly really excited.
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Rachel Riley reveals her and Pasha's parenting fears (Image: ITV • GETTY)
Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev are expecting their first baby (Image: GETTY)
“It’s scary and exciting all at the same time. Our parents are over the moon and so are our friends.”
The TV personality then divulged her concerns that neither her or Pasha would take on the role as the “disciplinarian” with their child.
She told the publication: “I don’t think either of us will be a disciplinarian.
"I think we might have a shock in store when the little one’s drawing with crayons all over the wall!"
Rachel Riley's baby is due before Christmas (Image: GETTY)