Date: 7th January 2004

Courteney Cox Arquette 'expecting child'

Courteney Cox Arquette is expecting her first child.

Arquette and her husband, David Arquette, recently said they were trying to conceive via in-vitro fertilisation.

The actress's publicist, Nanci Ryder, said: "Yes, we are confirming they are expecting."

Arquette is in her 10th and last season as the obsessive cook Monica Geller on Friends, with this year's episodes following her and TV husband Chandler Bing's efforts to adopt a child.

Source: Press Release