Sophie Ellis Bextor is pregnant

Sophie Ellis Bextor is expecting her third child with husband Richard Jones.

The brother or sister for Sonny (7) and Kit (2) is due in the spring of 2012 - and Sophie announced the news by Twitter.

She tweeted: "I have something to tell you . I am having another baby. Due in Spring. A little brother or sister for Sonny and Kit. Family e-b-jones are happy and excited. Xx"

However Sophie shows no sign of slowing down just yet.

She added: "Thanks guys. It's a lovely thing. By the way, work on album 5 continues as usual. In fact, I now have a deadline! In the studio as we speak."