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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will have a baby

Nearly five months after their wedding, Kensington Palace has confirmed that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first child, due next spring.

“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,” Kensington Palace said of the pregnancy announcement. the duchess is about 12 weeks into her pregnancy. „My warmest congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the happy news they are expecting a baby in the Spring. Wishing them all the best,” British PM Theresa May wrote on Twitter. Meghan Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, said she's “very happy.”

Meghan-and-Harry
Meghan and Harry

The queen and the rest of the royal family congratulated Harry and Markle on the pregnancy Friday when they attended Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank wedding at St. George’s Chapel. Harry’s brother Princ William and his wife Kate Middleton are “delighted” for the couple. The royal couple have talked openly about their desire to start a family ,with Prince Harry playfully shooting down a suggestion that he should have five children !  It’s unclear if Markle’s father, Thomas Markle Sr., knew about the pregnancy prior to the public announcement. The royal couple are currently in Australia for their first royal tour together.

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