Girls Aloud stars, Cheryl Cole, Kimberly Walsh and Nicola Roberts have congratulate Nadine Coyle on her baby news.

Nadine posted a picture on Instagram earlier today (Aug 15) of herself with the caption “I’m having a baby Xx.

Her bandmates Cheryl Cole, Kimberly Walsh and Nicola Roberts have since sent Nadine messages of congratulations via Twitter.

Cheryl said: "I just woke up to the news that there is to be a baby aloud!! This is so crazy. But Amazing!!"

"Congratulations @nadinecoylenow. Can't believe you're going to be a mummy!!!!!!!!!!!"

While Kimberly tweeted: "Congrats on your exciting news!"

Nicola added: "@NadineCoyleNow Congratulations on your lovely news x."

The 28-year-old Derry native said earlier this year that she is working on new solo music after the girl group announced they were splitting up after their recent reunion tour.

Coyle released her solo album, Insatiable, in 2010.