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This Morning presenter replaced by co-star as she takes break from the show

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Sian Welby has revealed that her Capital FM co-star Jordan North will be covering her showbiz news segment on This Morning whilst she's on maternity leave.The show's main hosts, Ben Shephard and Cat Deeley, were introduced to Sian's stand-in on Monday, 10 June.

As the 37 year old presenter takes leave in preparation for her first child with boyfriend Jake Beckett - an exciting announcement she previously made on Capital FM - fans will be in good hands.

For her last This Morning show before she gives birth to her daughter, Ben said: "First it's time for the latest showbiz news, Sian is here, for your very last date with us before you go off to pop" Keeping up the lighthearted atmosphere, Sian replied: "Yes, exactly which I think I've pushed as far as I can without going into labour on this sofa!".

Ben then teased viewers: "We are thrilled that you are here for one last time and you've got a bit of an exclusive for us as well?" Sian then revealed: "I do because I know the showbiz news needs to be left in good hands and somebody that deals with showbiz stories every morning and actually works alongside me most mornings when I am doing the radio...This is the handover of all handovers!", reports the Mirror.

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