Already having contractions: Jessica Simpson

Updated: Mar 14, 2012, 08:59 AM IST

Los Angeles: Singer-fashion designer Jessica Simpson says she is getting closer to welcoming the arrival of her first child with fiance Eric Johnson.

The `Come on Over` hitmaker, who appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, said that she has experienced contractions, Ace Showbiz reported.

"I had contractions last night and I freaked out a little bit. You know those Braxton Hicks things. It`s like these contractions that pregnant woman have towards the end. It prepares your body for delivery.

"We`ve been calling her by her name. She reacts to it now. I could be one of those psycho mothers that just thinks one little kick is like her really listening to me," she said.