, Meredith Grey on "Grey's Anatomy," is pregnant, her rep has confirmed to E! News.
This will be the first child for Pompeo, 39, and husband,Chris Ivery
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, 41. "It's great news. They're ecstatic,"
told "People", which first reported the news.
Pompeo and her music-producing beau wed in 2007.
With the show wrapping soon for its summer hiatus, it's unlikely Pompeo's pregnancy will need to be addressed in a TV storyline.
But there appears to be something in the water at Seattle Grace.
, who plays Pompeo's onscreen sister, Lexie Grey, is due with her third child next month, and producers managed to keep her burgeoning belly disguised.