The exciting news is here and Tori Bates Smith is expecting her first child with husband Bobby Smith. This couple got married in December and the fans have loved watching their love story on "Bringing Up Bates." Us Weekly announced the news tonight that they have a baby on the way. This is great news for the fans of the show to hear tonight!

The couple confirms the news

Bobby and Tori have already confirmed the news that she is pregnant and that the baby should be here sometime in the fall. The fans are really excited to hear this news from one of their favorite couples.

This will be their first child together. An insider shared that she has been morning sick, but can't wait to find out if it is a boy or a girl. They shouldn't be long from being able to announce this news.

The couple shared saying, "We’re having a baby! We are thrilled that God has blessed us with this amazing privilege, and we cannot wait to meet our precious little gift from Him. We’re on the edge of our seats to see whether it’s a boy or a girl!” Tori also just graduated with a degree in education from The Crown College of the Bible in Powell, Tennessee. Two of the other Bates also graduated at the same time.

Bobby and Tori Bates story

The fans have watched Bobby and Tori Smith's story on the new season of "Bringing Up Bates" and they seem to be a great couple.

They met back in 2015 when mutual friends introduced them. They had a long-distance relationship for a while, which can be hard on some couples, but they were able to make it work until he could move to be closer to her. They started courting in 2016 and then were engaged the next year in 2017, getting married later that year.

Now they are going to have their first baby in 2018. It seems like something exciting happens every year for these two. This is going to be a great year!

The big pregnancy announcement is going to air on the show "Bringing Up Bates" tonight when it airs on UP. It is exciting that the news leaked before it aired straight from Us Weekly and the couple.

With so many kids, you know that the Bates are going to end up with several grandchildren. There was a lot of speculation about if they would announce a courtship or engagement tonight or if it would end up being a baby announcement.

Are you excited to hear that Tori Bates Smith is expecting her first child? Don't miss new episodes of "Bringing Up Bates" on Thursday nights on UP. This has been an exciting season full of firsts for the Bates family.