Neil Patrick Harris & Partner Expecting Twins

Neil Patrick Harris David Burtka

Doogie is going to be a dad!

Congratulations to fathers-to-be Neil Patrick Harris and his longtime boyfriend, actor-turned-chef David Burtka, who confirmed via Twitter that they are expecting twins this fall via a surrogate mother.

"We're super excited/nervous/thrilled. Hoping the press can respect our privacy," tweeted NPH about their impending fatherhood.

According to E! Online, Neil and David, who have been together for over 6 years, first got bitten by the baby bug in July 2009 when they were spotted visiting a surrogacy agency in LA, although they denied reports at the time that they were planning on having kids. Neil Patrick Harris Not Gonna Have A Kid Yet

While there's no word on the sex of the babies or any potential names, the couple is said to be already planning a baby shower. With their good news following just weeks after California's Prop 8 was overturned, it looks like David and the How I Met Your Mother star will have a lot more to celebrate this year than just NPH's Emmy nominations.

"Neil and David can’t wait to hold their baby; they don’t care if it’s a boy or a girl. They just want a healthy child," reported Star Magazine last year.

Here's hoping that Neil and David have two healthy babies this fall! 


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