Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has announced she is pregnant and expecting her first child with partner Jen Wilson.
The couple will welcome the new arrival in late Autumn.
Ms Davidson said she and her partner since 2014 are "exited and daunted" about the months to come and are "over-joyed" at the prospect of starting a family together.
39-year-old Ms Davidson said the news does not change her political commitment or her plans to lead the Scottish Conservatives into the 2021 Holyrood elections, saying she is "simply doing what thousands of working women do every year".
Her deputy within the party, Jackson Carlaw, will hold the fort for a few months while she is on maternity leave, which she will share with Ms Wilson.
Ms Davidson, who has made no secret of her desire to be a mother, found out in March that an IVF procedure had been successful.