"I was shocked. I thought it would take more time," Schefft tells the magazine. "I took three tests because I didn't believe it was true!"
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The 33-year-old Chicago PR exec was so excited she handed her husband of a year Joe Waterman a Ziploc bag with pregnancy tests. "He gave me a high-five! He hugged me too, of course, but we were so taken off-guard," Schefft says.
Schefft is due in November and has a hunch it's a girl. "I already have, like, 10 names, but I'm not telling!" she says.
The mother-to-be won Andrew Firestone's heart on Season 3 of The Bachelor and became the third Bachelorette in 2005. She chose Jerry Ferris in the final rose ceremony, but rejected his proposal and married Waterman in May 2009.