The father of Lily's baby in EastEnders | The Sun

ONE of EastEnders' biggest stories at the moment is about 12-year-old Lily Slater being pregnant.

Viewers of the long-running BBC One soap were left floored on New Year's Day when it was revealed the youngster was pregnant. But who is the father?

Who is Lily Slater in EastEnders?

Lily Slater (previously Branning and Fowler) is the daughter of Stacey Slater and Ryan Malloy.

She has been raised by Stacey and her ex-husband Martin Fowler and she refers to him as her dad.

Lily is also the older sister of Arthur and Hope.

She is currently pregnant at 12-years-old in the soap.

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Who is the real father of Lily's baby in EastEnders?

It has now been revealed that Ricky Mitchell, also aged 12, is the father of Lily's baby.

Lily ended up telling Ricky the news after she was worried that one of her angry family members would go to him first.

This caused a huge argument between the Brannings and the Slaters before they got used to the news.

Lily and Ricky came to the conclusion that they wanted to have the baby together.

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Who is Ricky Jnr in EastEnders?

Ricky Mitchell Jr is played by actor Frankie Day.

He has been on the soap since 2018 and has been involved in plenty of dramatic storylines.

Ricky Jr was born in 2010 while Sam Mitchell (Kim Medcalf) was having an affair with Jack Branning (Scott Maslen).

She was married to Ricky Butcher (Sid Owen) but pretended the new born baby was his and so called him Ricky Jr.

What gender is Lily Slater's baby?

A gender reveal party was planned for Lily and Ricky's families to find out whether their baby was going to be a boy or girl, but things didn't go quite to plan.

The soon-to-be parents already knew the gender so were confused when the inside of the cake was green.

Ricky soon pointed out that the cake was supposed to be pink, revealing that they are having a girl.

How did Lily get pregnant.

Lily confided in her mum saying that she and Ricky had sex one time but not since.

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She said that the pair got close after confiding in each other about their personal lives.

EastEnders continues on BBC One and iPlayer.

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