The Royal family is about to get bigger!
The palace announced today (around 5am EST) that “Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child. The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.”
Prince William, when questioned about it this morning at an official engagment, said “She’s feeling okay, thanks. It’s been a tricky few days — a week or so — but obviously we’re basically thrilled. It’s great news, early days, but I’m hoping things settle down and she feels a bit better.”
Read more at Inquisitr and the Washington Post.
Kate is less than three months pregnant, which means we can expect the baby around March. He or she will become fourth in line to the throne, bumping Prince Harry to fifth in line. Kate was supposed to go on her first overseas solo trip to Malta later this month but it is unsure if she will be able to keep her engagement.