Our expert says:
What is the reason you wanted to keep this news secret ? ( this influences how to handle the situation now ). And at least now you've learned how some people are more of a gossip than a close friend. Check with a labour lawyer, HR in your company, and the Dept of Labour about such protections that exist in the workplace, for pregnant women. If it seems likely that the guy you work for will learn this from others, best that you speak to him first. Its not your fault that his senior secetary left, and one assumes you didn't fall pregnant deliberately so as to cause problems for anyone
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