Melissa Ricks poses together with her Baby's Dad in the Star Magic Ball

Actress Melissa Ricks and her boyfriend, Charles Togesaki is now airing their wedding plans and preparations as part of welcoming their first baby.

Melissa, on the other hand, publicly discourses her relationship with Togesaki in a press event assembled by makeup and skin care brand Clinique.

The 24-year old actress first confirmed her pregnancy last July 30, five months pregnant now. That time, she told the press that she would keep private her relationship with Togesaki. Togesaki and Melissa Ricks decided not to face during the interview with ABS-CBN News.

Actress Melissa Ricks-Charles Togesaki PHOTO by Nimfa Chua/
When asked about the wedding, the actress said that their priority for now is there to be born baby. “Napag-usapan na namin, pero there's no rush to get married. Siguro, priority muna ang baby, kasi ang wedding is a lot of money also, di ba?"

"We talked about it na. At tsaka dapat may proposal di ba? Basta masaya ako, that's what matters, “she added.

For the first time as couple, they attended the 8th Star Magic Ball and together they trailed the red carpet at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel and joyously posed for photos.

Obviously, the actress was happy as she thanks Michael Leyva, the designer of the dress she wore during the ball. She also narrated that everything is working out well, although Togesaki's family was buzzed to find about her pregnancy. The baby also will be the first grandchild to both sides of their family. On her interview however revealed that her relationship with Togesaki is a whole and different world. "Kasi sanay ako, puro showbiz friends ko. Ngayon, i have whole new group of friends that don't involve showbiz. Sobrang natutuwa ako," the actress chatted.

Ricks said that she still manages to do activities of daily living on its fifth month of pregnancy. Her doctor has advised her to have rest on the seventh month but according to her, she still going out with her friends even feels a little discomfort.

Moreover, she also reported that she's doing regular thing she do- walking around, having fun, making herself happy to make her baby healthy.

Ricks and Togesaki is about to find the sex of their baby on the actress' last check up. She pointed out that for about three weeks, they will likely know the gender.

The 24-year old actress hopes to have a baby girl. " Siyempre gusto ko ng girl para mabihisan, maarte, kikay, ganyan, pero if boy.. Whether boy or girl, it's a blessing talaga. I'm very excited to find out para makabili na ako ng bibilhn, ng games di ba?" she said.

She wishes that her family will be complete when she will give birth sometime in January.