Channel Seven star Elspeth Hussey, 40, announces she's expecting 'honeymoon baby' just months after wedding - and reveals how she has been hiding her pregnancy on air

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Channel Seven star Elspeth Hussey has announced she is expecting her first child.

The Adelaide based news presenter has revealed that the tot is due to arrive in October.

Elspeth, 40, who tied the knot with husband Alastair Dillon in January, revealed that the soon to arrive bundle of joy was a 'honeymoon baby'.

And until now the popular journalist has been kept the exciting news under wraps.

'It's been tough keeping it a secret at work,' she said in an interview on Saturday with the Advertiser.

Channel Seven star Elspeth Hussey (pictured) has announced she is expecting her first child. The Adelaide based news presenter said that the tot is due to arrive in October

Channel Seven star Elspeth Hussey (pictured) has announced she is expecting her first child. The Adelaide based news presenter said that the tot is due to arrive in October

'I've disguised the bump behind the desk with black – and lots of borrowed clothes.

'A few people at work had their suspicions though. The Maccas fries for lunch was probably a give away,' she joked.

Eslpeth also revealed that she found out she was expecting after trying a glass of champagne just weeks after her wedding.

The journo was shocked that the bubbly tasted like metal.

Elspeth, 40, who tied the knot with husband Alastair Dillon (right) in January revealed to the Advertiser on Saturday that the soon to arrive bundle of joy was a 'honeymoon baby'

Elspeth, 40, who tied the knot with husband Alastair Dillon (right) in January revealed to the Advertiser on Saturday that the soon to arrive bundle of joy was a 'honeymoon baby'

Until now the popular journalist has been kept the exciting news under wraps. Pictured: The happy couple on their wedding day

Until now the popular journalist has been kept the exciting news under wraps. Pictured: The happy couple on their wedding day

'My friends said, ''Oh my god, you're pregnant!'',' she continued.

'I thought the bottle must've been corked but I went home and did a test and it was positive. I was jumping around the bathroom. It was the best birthday present I've ever had.'

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Meanwhile, the popular South Australian TV identity recently shared an ultra sound of her bub - but has decided not to reveal the baby's gender.

Elspeth tied the knot with her beau in a lavish wedding at St Mary's Church, North Adelaide in January.

The pair first met nearly 20 years earlier when they were both 21 reported the Advertiser.

Elspeth turned heads in an elegant wedding gown from SA designer Rapsimo.

Alistair, who works for NAB, looked like a classic groom in black suit with white dress suit and bow tie combo.

The happy couple later honeymooned on Hamilton Island.

Elspeth has been a well known face at Seven Adelaide for over a decade.

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