Jewel is Pregnant! She Struggled to Conceive

Jewel and Ty Murray expecting first child

Singer Jewel is expecting!

“I took a pregnancy test and it was positive!” she told People.

“It was so hard to keep it a secret. I was worried I’d start throwing up on set and everyone would be like, ‘Oh, she’s pregnant.'”

She was at work, on the first day of her new job as the co-host of Bravo’s upcoming new reality show Going Platinum, when she discovered the news.

This will be Jewel and her husband, rodeo star Ty Murray’s first baby.

“We’re so excited to be expecting our first baby,” says Murray, 41.

“We always knew we wanted to have a child and this time in our lives feels right.”

Jewel is in her second trimester and had been trying for years to conceive.

“I have always been a workaholic, so I had to learn how to slow down and take care of myself in a different way,” says Jewel about her struggle to conceive.

Jewel and Murray were married in 2008 and live in Texas.  They’re remodeling their home to make room for a nursery.  Jewel is working on a new album.

“I’m trying to be in the moment and really enjoy my pregnancy,” says the singer, “I feel really lucky.”

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