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OTRC: Ashley Hebert, J.P. Rosenbaum of 'The Bachelorette' expecting 1st child

Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum appear in a scene from 'The Bachelorette' season 7 finale, which aired on August 1, 2011 on ABC. They announced on March 26, 2014 that they are expecting their first child together. (ABC Photo / Matt Klitscher)

Another "Bachelorette" baby is on the way!

Ashley Hebert, now Ashley Rosenbaum, and husband J.P. Rosenbaum, the star and winner of season 7 of the ABC dating show, which aired in 2011, are expecting their first child.

The two appear on the cover of the latest issue of the tabloid magazine In Touch (see above), which shows J.P. holding his hand over Ashley's bare pregnant belly. On Wednesday, March 26, the pair retweeted a tweet by the outlet that read: "We could not be more excited to reveal @ashhebert and @JP_Rosenbaum are expecting their first child!"

Other former stars of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" took to Twitter to congratulate the couple, as did show host Chris Harrison -- who performed their wedding ceremony, and supervising producer Elan Gale. Here are several responses:

Molly Mesnick, who has a daughter with husband and "The Bachelor" season 13 star Jason Mesnick, tweeted: "Soooo happy for you @JP_Rosenbaum & @ashhebert ;) This will change your lives in the most amazing way!!!! :)"

Tenley Molzahn, who appeared on season 14 of "The Bachelor" in 2010, tweeted: "Such wonderful news!! Congratulations @ashhebert & @JP_Rosenbaum What an exciting next chapter!!!"

Harrison tweeted: " A tear in my eye & a big smile this morning, overjoyed for @ashhebert @JP_Rosenbaum expecting their first. Love you guys so much Mazel Tov!"

Gale tweeted: "Congratulations to @ashhebert and @JP_Rosenbaum! They're having a baby!!! I can't wait to perform the bris!"

The two have not revealed the gender of their child. Ashley and J.P., who is Jewish, wed in December 2012 in a ceremony that incorporated Jewish customs (such as a chuppah and having the groom break a glass). It aired on ABC and became the third "Bachelor" franchise couple to have their wedding made into a TV special.

"Bachelor and "Bachelorette" couples who wed and / or had children:

More "Bachelor" love connections soon?

"The Bachelorette" season 10, featuring recent "Bachelor" contestant Andi Dorfman, is set to premiere on May 26.

While no new "Bachelor Pad," a summer spinoff, it set to air this year, ABC is planning on broadcasting a new side series -- "Bachelor in Paradise," which is set to premiere on Aug. 4 and feature some of the "biggest stars and villains" from past seasons of the shows. The cast has not been announced.

(Pictured: Ashley Hebert and J.P. appear in a scene from 'The Bachelorette' season 7 finale, which aired on August 1, 2011 on ABC.)

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