(Hayley Vaughan Santos
) and husband Mark Consuelos
) are expecting their third child. Ripa broke the news of her pregnancy on September 4th during the live broadcast of her morning talk show "Live with Regis and Kelly."
The baby will join Lola, 1, and Michael, 5.
A spokesperson for All My Children said that the show has not yet determined if Ripa's pregnancy will be written into the show. None of the actress' previous pregnancies were written into the show.
Rumors of Ripa's imminent exit from All My Children have been circulating for months. Last month
the actress released a statement in which she told fans that she had no desire to leave the show she's called home for over a decade.
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