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After months of speculation, has confirmed that she is pregnant.
"Yes, we are pregnant. It is true," she said Thursday morning on NBC's Access Hollywood interview. "It's been a long journey. It's been tough because I've been trying to hold on to a shred of privacy." show as part of a sneak peek at a three-part
In the Access interview, she revealed that she miscarried right after she and wed in 2008. "It kind of shook us both and took us into a place that was really dark and difficult," she said. "When that happened... I wasn't able to even talk to anybody about it. That was not easy."
Cannon, 30, said "it definitely brought us closer together. It strengthened our relationship so much... She handled it so well."
She said she is due in spring but didn't want to say the exact date.
She said they have no plans to find out the baby's sex.
Carey, 41, first fueled pregnancy rumors in May when it was announced that she dropped out of UsMagazine.com at the time.'s drama "because her doctor advised her not to," her rep told
Around the same time, she stepped out in Sao Paulo, Brazil, wearing a $140 Pea in the Pod Spaghetti Strap Halter Maternity Maxi Dress.
Ever since, she and Cannon -- who renewed their vows this past May to mark their second wedding anniversary -- have spent months carefully dodging pregnancy questions.
"I've said it before and I'll say it time and time again -- when my wife feels like talking about whatever she wants to talk about, you will hear it directly from her," Cannon said on his radio show NYC radio show in August. "Honestly ... I say this to you so you can tell whoever it is you've got to tell, we all know it's extremely personal, and it is for a woman to deal with things with her body, and especially when dealing with the idea of childbirth and all that stuff."CONGRATS TO HER AND NICK! I KNOW IT WAS A LONG TIME COMING!
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In the book, which Paul wrote while pregnant with her second child, she explores new research about how what a mother experiences, eats, drinks and even feels during the nine months of her pregnancy can have long-lasting effects on her child.
Paul says that she doesn't want the book to add to the anxiety many pregnant women feel, surrounded by conflicting advice over what to do or not do during their pregnancy.
"The book was actually an effort to combat that, not to add to it in any way. Because my feeling was that women are getting these messages in dribs and drabs, a headline here, a news report there, from their friends or their mothers -- and they're not able to put it into any kind of perspective of what's really risky, and what do you not need to worry about."
Hari Sreenivasan spoke to Paul about the book, and the emerging science of fetal origins.