updated 08/01/2011 AT 5:00 PM ET
•originally published 08/01/2011 AT 9:30 PM ET
Practice makes perfect.
Marla Sokoloff and husband Alec Puro are expecting their first child early next year, her manager confirms to PEOPLE.
The actress, 30, does not yet know the sex of her baby on the way.
Sokoloff, best known for her roles on The Practice and Full House, married composer Puro, 36, in Nov. 2009.
Reporting by ULRICA WIHLBORG