Kensington Palace Announces Prince Harry & Duchess Meghan Are Expecting A Baby

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, at Princess Eugenie's wedding
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All the baby rumors surrounding Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, can finally come to an end. The Royals’ official social media accounts have announced that the couple is expecting their first child together, due in Spring 2019.

Ever since their wedding in May, the world has wondered exactly when the new royal couple would be bringing another baby into the family. Meghan has sparked pregnancy rumors on a number of occasions since she said “I do,” including when she wore a royal blue dress to the 100 Days to Peace gala last month.

The latest spate of rumors started up when Meghan stepped out at Harry’s cousin Princess Eugenie’s wedding on Friday morning, wearing a long blue coat that covered her entire torso, leading people to believe she was hiding a baby bump underneath the coat.

With the baby due in Spring, Meghan has likely gotten through her entire first trimester without a hitch, unlike her sister-in-law, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who has suffered from Hyperemesis Gravidarum with each of her three pregnancies, forcing the palace to announce all her pregnancies within the first 12-weeks.

“Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019. Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.”

According to Daily Mail, Harry and Meghan revealed the news to the royal family three days prior to sharing the news publicly, at Princess Eugenie’s wedding. The couple told members of the family at the reception, giving them an opportunity to congratulate the couple in person.

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are said to be “delighted” for the couple. Doria Ragland, Meghan’s mother, is also reportedly ecstatic over her daughter’s happy news.

Harry and Meghan arrived in Sydney today ahead of a 16-day Australasian tour that will see them tour through Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and Tonga. Part of their tour will see them open and close the Invictus Games in Sydney, and observe various locations of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy across the countries. Full details for their tour can be found here.