Meghan Markle is pregnant with her first child, Kensington Palace announced on Monday. Markle, 37, and her husband, Prince Harry, 34, will be welcoming the little one in Spring 2019, according to the press release.
“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,” the statement reads.
The couple is currently on their royal tour of Australia, New Zealand, Tonga, and Fiji, and touched down in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday local time and have a full schedule of events.
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. pic.twitter.com/Ut9C0RagLk
Prior to touching down in Sydney, the parents-to-be attended the royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in Windsor, England, on Friday. The ceremony took place at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, the same location where Harry and Meghan said their "I dos."
The newest member of the royal family will join his or her cousins, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and little Prince Louis, who was born to Kate Middleton and Prince William last April.