Harry and Meghan shocked the world today with some happy news. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are preparing to welcome their second child, a spokesperson for the couple has confirmed.
Harry and Meghan who are currently residing in California, are preparing to welcome a brother or sister for their son Archie, who will be two in May, later this year.
A spokesperson for Meghan and Harry said: ‘We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.’
The couple shared their announcement – aptly on Valentine’s Day – by posting a black and white image of Harry resting his hand on Meghan’s head as she lay in his lap underneath a tree.
‘The photograph of the Duke and Duchess was was taken by the couple’s longtime friend Misan Harriman. What wonderful news for the Sussexes!!’ their spokesperson added.
The news comes just months after Meghan, 39, revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage last year.
It also comes on the 37th anniversary of when Harry’s mother, Princess Diana, announced that she was pregnant with him on Valentine’s Day in 1984.
Their baby announcement came just days after Harry’s cousin Princess Eugenie welcomed a baby boy on February 9.
Meghan and Harry were said to have sent their congratulations to Eugenie privately, while keeping their own growing family under wraps.
The sex of the couple’s second baby, as well as the due date, remain unclear.