Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are expecting their first child. The couple, who having been dating on and off since 2011, have confirmed they will welcome a baby into the world later this year.
A source also told PEOPLE.com that the 40-year-old actress, who previously insisted she wasn't planning to get married or have children, has completely changed since she started dating The Notebook
heartthrob, 33. The insider said: ''With Ryan things are different....she's very independent but she's content with her partner. She finally found the person she really wants to be with.'' However, according to reports, Ryan is not interested in getting married.
The actress - who is rumored to be seven months pregnant - hasn't been photographed with her boyfriend since November and hasn't been seen out in public since March, skipping the Cannes International Film Festival in May, sparking rumors they were on the rocks.
A source close to the actress previously said: ''She's been ready for motherhood for a while now and to be sharing this experience with Ryan is a dream come true for her!''