Despite their lack of chemistry upon first meeting before their marriage on national television, Married At First Sight lovers Clare and Lachlan are reportedly expecting their first child together.

A show insider told New Idea that producers are trying to keep the pregnancy a secret until the show finishes airing.

“The whole point of the show is to see whether this dating experiment worked, and whether the couples stay together,” the insider said.

“So the last thing they need is Clare and Lachlan going public with a baby bump… But it’s all anyone can talk about behind the scenes on the show. It’s really exciting.”

Representatives for Channel Nine have denied the rumours.

Clare and Lachlan had less than an ideal beginning to their relationship on the show, when the bride was clearly not impressed with her new husband.

The 37-year-old marketing manager made her desires for motherhood very clear, though – and if these rumours are true, it sounds like her prayers have been answered.

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