For weeks now, gossip magazines have been listing signs that the Duchess of Cambridge (formerly known as Kate Middleton) is pregnant with a royal baby.
Well, pop the champagne and polish the royal china. The news is official. The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant.
The announcement came overnight via St James Palace. In a statement they said:
“Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry and members of both families are delighted with the news…Her Royal Highness is expected to stay in hospital for several days and will require a period of rest thereafter.”