Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace confirms

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting a child in Spring

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The Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry are expecting a child Kensington Palace confirmed on Monday.

Meghan who married Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, in May of this year, is expected to give birth to her first child in Spring next year.

The child will be seventh in line to the throne. The line of succession will now be Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince William's three children George, Charlotte and Louis, Prince Harry and now Prince Harry's first child.

"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 palace said in a statement.

The royal couple and are currently in Australia on their first overseas tour.

Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex attended Princess Eugenie's, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, wedding on Friday.


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