Julia Pace Mitchell will soon be deprived of rest!

The 27-year-old star of The Young and the Restless is expecting a baby boy with husband Stephen L. Hightower, according to People.

"I feel so blessed and hopeful about becoming a mommy for the first time," says Julia.

Coincidentally, Julia's recently character on the show recently gave birth as well.

“I’m sure giving birth in real life will take a lot longer than on TV!” Julia jokes.

Julia and Stephen, a businessman, were married in September 2011. They are expecting this May.

Congrats to the happy couple!

Source: People