Sarah Chalke Expecting Second Child

04/12/2016 at 03:00 PM ET

Sarah Chalke is gearing up for an extra special Mother’s Day: She’s pregnant!

The star is expecting her second child with her fiancé, entertainment lawyer Jamie Afifi, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

The actress, best known as Elliot on the long-running comedy Scrubs, is due in the spring.

Chalke, 39, and Afifi are also parents to 6-year-old son Charlie Rhodes.

Sarah Chalke Pregnant Expecting Second Child Jamie AfifiJohn Sciulli/Getty


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Chalke is likely prepping her firstborn on how to be a big brother. While Charlie once loved toy diggers more than “anything in the world,” we’ll hedge bets that his new sibling takes over that title.

Chalke will next star opposite Jennifer AnistonJulia Roberts and Kate Hudson in Mother’s Day, out nationwide April 22.

— Lindsay Kimble with reporting by Julie Jordan and Mia McNiece

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klutzy_girl on

Aw, I love Sarah! Congratulations to them.

Nope on

I like her, but I’m going way back on this one. She was awful when they replaced the original Becky in Roseanne to her.

Hmmm on

@pattyfm….and this affects your life how?

Dogman69 on

All I see are her eyes and those hands!

melissagirl on

After 10 years engagement and like 16 years of being together he’s not her fiancé, he’s her life partner. If they don’t want to get married, or want to get married later, why not. I prefer a long lasting relationship over a marriage in a heartbeat. I don’t need a ring, I don’t need to be married to my partner. All I want is to stay with him forever. Screw society with 6-month marriages and 10 divorces. Hawn/Russell, Jackson/Kruger, Winfrey/Graham. Marriage alone doesn’t make you happy. And being happy doesn’t require you to be married.

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