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Maksim Chmerkovskiy Reveals Peta Murgatroyd’s Nerves During First Pregnancy

09/20/2016 at 01:45 PM ET

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Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are masters on the dance floor, but becoming parents is a completely new challenge for the Dancing with the Stars pros.

“Right now we’re figuring out what is going on,” Chmerkovskiy, 36, told reporters backstage after Monday’s episode of DWTS.

“For the longest time, [Peta] was, like, ‘The body parts are getting bigger!’ Or she would have morning sickness — we got lucky and she never really threw up, but she felt yucky — and she would say, ‘What’s wrong with me?’ ”

But Chmerkovskiy has done his best to calm his fiancée’s nerves.

“I would tell her, ‘We know exactly what it is. You’re pregnant and congratulations,’ ” he said.

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Peta Murgatroyd Talks Baby Names and Shows Off Growing Bump (and Maks Chmerkovskiy’s Abs!) in Fun Photos

09/19/2016 at 02:00 PM ET


Mom-to-be Peta Murgatroyd revealed more than just her growing bump over the weekend.

The former Dancing with the Stars cast member took to Twitter on Sunday night to share a profile of her baby belly.

She captioned the photo of herself in a black-and-white stripe bodycon dress, “#25weekspregnant Our little man will be here before we know it.”

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Amber Rose on DWTS Partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy: ‘He’s Gonna Be a Great Dad’

09/07/2016 at 03:30 PM ET

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Amber Rose is ready to get her groove on in season 23 of Dancing with the Stars, where she and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy will go head-to-head with the likes of Olympians Laurie Hernandez, Ryan Lochte and more for a shot at the coveted mirror ball trophy.

One bonus that Chmerkovskiy is getting from teaming up with the model and talk-show host? Praise about his ability to wield the skills he will need as a new parent.

“He’s gonna be great, there’s not really much that I have to say,” Rose, who is mom to 3½-year-old son Sebastian Taylor with ex-husband Wiz Khalifa, told PEOPLE Wednesday at the Good Morning America cast reveal party in New York City when asked if she had any advice for the dad-to-be.

“He’s obviously very loving, and very sweet and passionate,” Rose, 32, added of Chmerkovskiy. “He’s gonna be a great dad.”

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Peta Murgatroyd Hits the Gym at 20 Weeks Pregnant: ‘Until I’m Too Big, I’ll Exercise Each Day’

08/19/2016 at 08:25 PM ET


Peta Murgatroyd is a fit mom-to-be!

The reigning Dancing with the Stars champion showed off her exercise regimen on Friday when she posted an Instagram video of herself breaking a sweat at the gym, all while displaying her growing baby bump.

With a series of dumbbell, kettlebell and medicine ball routines, Murgatroyd, 30, worked out her entire body while demonstrating movements that are safe for her baby.

“I am loving keeping fit whilst I’m pregnant. I’m 20 weeks and although I could sit on the couch watching TV all day, I have to get up and keep moving! To me it’s imperative for women to have an active pregnancy,” the dancer captioned her video.
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It’ll Be a Boy for Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd

08/09/2016 at 04:05 PM ET

Peta Murgatroyd Pregnancy Cravings
Courtesy Peta Murgatroyd

The Dancing with the Stars ballroom floor will be seeing some extra blue in January!

Professional dancers Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who are expecting their first child, will be welcoming a baby boy this winter, a source close to the couple confirms to PEOPLE.

“Peta and Maks are so excited about the baby,” the source reveals. “They’re prepping and getting ready.”

As for the engaged couple’s wedding date, the DWTS pros are eyeing summer 2017 for their big day.

“They’re going to wait to get married until after the baby comes,” the source adds. “The baby would be part of their wedding!”

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Did Peta Murgatroyd Reveal She and Maksim Chmerkovskiy Are Having a Boy?

07/15/2016 at 05:55 PM ET

Are Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy expecting a bouncing baby boy?

On Friday, the happy couple celebrated Murgatroyd’s 30th birthday and what’s a party without a little cake? Well, the party’s desert just so happened to have blue baby shoes as décor along with vibrant blue icing.

The mom-to-be and Chmerkovskiy, 36, shared the pregnancy news with PEOPLE in June with Murgatroyd saying, “I’m looking forward to nurturing something and just having the baby be the center of our world.”

“I can’t wait to provide this baby with the tools to become a beautiful, kind person,” Chmerkovskiy added. “And they’ll have the best sneaker collection.”

Peta Murgatroyd Pregnancy Cravings
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Peta Murgatroyd Shows Off Her Growing Bump in a Cheetah-Print Bikini

07/02/2016 at 04:15 PM ET

Peta Murgatroyd is going to be one fierce mom!

On Saturday, the pregnant Dancing with the Stars champ took to Instagram to share a sunny snap in which she flaunts her growing bump in a cheetah-print string bikini.

Peta Murgatroyd pregnant baby bump bikini
Source: Peta Murgatroyd/Instagram

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