Are snakes, snails, and puppy dogs tails or sugar and spice in Dancing With The Stars champions Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy's collective future? If a photo posted to Instagram by the gorgeous blonde on July 15 is any indication of what's to come, the duo will welcome a son to the fold in January of 2017.

Image points tobaby boy Chmerkovskiy

The image, which was taken at Murgatroyd's 30th birthday party on Thursday night, features the winsome pair kissing, but the more intriguing subject is an elaborate cake in the foreground of the image.

The three-tiered confection includestwo messages, both written in blue frosting --"Happy 30th Peta" and "I love you both!"-- in addition to a pair of blue baby booties. It's virtually impossible to not take that as an official gender reveal, though Murgatroyd and Chmerkovskiy, 36, have remained mum on the subject.

Double shot of DWTS success

Murgatroyd and Chmerkovskiy became engaged in December after dating on and off for three years when the latter dropped to one knee and popped the question during a live performance of the Sway show at Miami's Olympia Theater.

They celebrated their engagement with fellow Dancing with the Stars cast mates and friendsduring a masquerade-themed party at New York City's Diamond Horseshoe Club in mid-February.

The pregnancy was first confirmed in late-May, after Murgatroyd won her second Dancing with the Stars title with America's Next Top Model winner Nyle DiMarco. She alsotook home the season 14 Mirrorball Trophy with former NFL star Donald Driver, while Chmerkovskiy scored his sole DWTS victory with Olympic gold medalist Meryl Davis during season 18.

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Chmerkovskiy retired from his role as a show pro following the win, though he has since appeared as a guest judge alongside the series' regular panelists.

Other Dancing parents

The baby may be the first for Chmerkovskiy and Murgatroyd, but they're not the only Dancing with the Stars alums to expand their family in recent times. Alison Holker partnered singer Andy Grammar to a seventh place finish during season 21 while pregnant with son Maddox.

Other relatively new parents include Anna Trebunskaya, and married couple Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo, who welcomed children in January of 2014.

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