j-love-pregnant.jpg What joyous news!

Jennifer Love Hewitt is expecting her first child with boyfriend Brian Hallisay, Us Weekly reports.

"We're so thrilled and happy to start a family," the couple said in a statement.

The Client List star and her beau began dating 15 months ago after reconnecting on the set of their Lifetime show. The actress was previously engaged to Scottish actor Ross McCall before calling it quits in 2008.

"I would love to have babies... one day. I'm obsessed with babies" the brunette beauty previously told the mag.

Looks like J. Love got her wish!