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Thu 23rd November, 2017
 

BREAKING – third child on the way for William & Kate #royalbaby

It has just been announced that William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting another baby, a third child for the family.

The couple’s statement said they were ‘very pleased’ to share the announcement and that The Queen and both families ‘delighted with the news’ that there is another Prince or Princess on the way.

Kate is pregnant – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting another child #royalbaby (Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images) Picture by Stephen Lock / i-Images

As with her previous two pregnancies, Kate, 35, is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form morning sickness. She is being cared for at Kensington Palace, the statement said.

The announcement was made as the Duchess cancelled her planned engagement today at Hornsey Road Children’s Centre due to the illness. It seems once more that the pregnancy is not at the 12-week mark, when the news is normally shared, but the cancellation has prompted an early announcement.

Hyperemesis gravidarum affects about one in every 200 pregnancies and results in severe nausea and vomiting – with one of the main dangers being dehydration.

This will add to the couple’s brood of Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2; George is to begin primary school on Thursday, and his parents were due to drop him off at school together, although Kate’s condition may now change this.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte have a sibling on the way #royalbaby (Picture by Andrew Parsons / i-Images)

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  • Beautiful news , nice to hear beautiful news for a CHANGE. CONGRATULATIONS

  • CONGRATULATIONS

  • Exciting news. Congratulations Kate & William & all of Great Britain.
    Pray for Kate’s good health

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