Reports Karl and Jasmine rush to hospital ahead of baby girl's arrival

Penny Burfitt
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarborough have reportedly been spotted driving to hospital in Sydney’s North Shore, as Jasmine is suspected to have gone into labour.

The Today Show presenter and fashion designer are expecting a baby girl together, and are due in May, meaning Jasmine is right on schedule to welcome her very first bub.

Jasmine is reportedly in hospital as the baby's due date arrives. Photo: Instagram/jasyarby

Photos of the pair driving Karl’s Toyota Land Cruiser have now surfaced and reportedly show the pair approaching, and arriving at Royal North Shore Hospital according to The Daily Mail.

Channel Nine declined to comment on the reports.

Karl appeared on Today this morning, but reportedly had to leave in a hurry to fetch Jasmine and take her to the hospital after taping wrapped.

Private pregnancy

Karl and Jasmine kept the pregnancy extremely private.

The pair only officially confirmed the news in February when Karl was put on the spot on the Kyle and Jackie O Show.

“Karl, you guys are expecting a baby aren’t you? You and Jas?” Jackie O asked the Today show host point-blank.

“Yeah,” Karl replied, adding that they were ‘very pumped’.

Rumours had swirled for months that Jasmine and Karl were expecting their first child, and the couple officially confirmed the news in the adorable photo, after teasing the news in a series of other posts.

Back in December, Karl appeared to address speculation that his wife was pregnant by re-sharing a rather unflattering pap shot of himself at the beach on his Instagram along with a cheeky caption. 

Sharing a paparazzi photo taken on December 14th to Instagram, the Today show host shared the exciting news while also taking a jab at his ‘dad bod’.

“After a great deal of speculation...the rumours are true,” he joked, adding a baby emoji.

Baby joy under coronavirus restrictions

The pair will be one of many couples welcoming a baby under the unprecedented coronavirus restrictions.

Already, Karl shared the bitter news that his mum Jenny, who lives in Queensland, won’t be able to be there for the birth or even likely meet the baby for a few months.

He said travel restrictions and state lockdowns mean it will likely be some time before the latest Stefanovic baby gets to meet her grandma, a fact he said was ‘hard for a grandparent’.

“She has lots of new grandbabies,” he said. “The reality is she's not going to be able to meet them.”

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