Pregnant Lancaster: ‘It’s A Boy’

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September 14, 2010 | 11:35am EST

Rod Stewart is set to welcome a son next year – doctors have told his wife Penny Lancaster they are “99 per cent certain” she is pregnant with a boy.

The Maggie May hitmaker will become a father for the eighth time in March when the model gives birth to their second child together.

And the couple, who wed in 2007 and have a four-year-old son, Alastair, are ecstatic after learning the gender of their new baby – medics have informed them it is a boy.

Lancaster tells Britain’s Hello! magazine, “I had a scan and, although it was quite early on, the doctor said he was 99 per cent certain it was a boy. You should have seen Alastair’s little face when he found out he was most likely having a brother.”

And despite previously admitting they would like a daughter, Lancaster insists she can’t wait to have another son to look after her: “In some ways it would have been nice to have a girl, but Alastair was our wish come true and now it’s Alastair’s wish come true. Initially he asked for a sister but now he’s desperate to have a brother… I’m really happy to have another boy. I’ll be very looked after with two sons.”