By Hillary Busis
Updated November 05, 2012 at 05:48 PM EST

Seven years after her character, Lucy Camden, gave birth to a daughter on the long-running drama 7th Heaven, actress Beverley Mitchell has announced that she and husband Michael Cameron are expecting their first child. And the sevens don’t stop there: “I took seven pregnancy tests,” the mom-to-be told People. “I went to the doctor and had two more tests and they were like, ‘Bev, usually when the first one comes out positive, the rest of them will all say the same thing.'” Mitchell is due in April.

The actress and her accountant husband were married in 2008 in Ravello, Italy — a 3.5 hour car ride from the city of Fasano, where Mitchell’s best friend Jessica Biel married Justin Timberlake last month. Mitchell attended the Biel/Timberlake wedding, just as Biel and Timberlake attended her own nuptials four years ago.

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