Prince Harry and Meghan expecting a baby!

Bessie Dean
October 15, 2018

In a statement, Kensington Palace said: "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019".

The baby will be seventh-in-line to the British throne.

In all, they have 76 engagements scheduled over 16 days in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

Kensington Palace made the announcement this afternoon that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting a baby in the European Spring of 2019.

The prince and the former American actress landed on an overcast morning after a commercial flight from London with a brief stopover in Singapore.

Harry and Meghan - along with Prince William and his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge - have stepped to the fore in the a year ago as Queen Elizabeth II, 92, slightly reduces her public schedule.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is pregnant with her first child, the UK's royal family has announced.

Harry, 33, and Meghan, 37, have been invited by the governments of Australia and New Zealand, members of the Commonwealth. "Wishing them all the best".

Harry and Meghan said during a television interview in November that they wanted to promote humanitarian causes close to their hearts across Commonwealth-member countries including Australia.

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The main focus for the trip, however, is the Invictus Games.

The two royals touched down in Sydney on Monday, kicking off a bumper Pacific tour that is their first major outing overseas as a couple.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex would also attend the inauguration and closing ceremonies of the Invictus Games, which would be held from October 20 to 28.

The tour coincides with the third Invictus Games, an worldwide sports competition Harry founded in 2014 for wounded veterans and members of the military, which kicks off Saturday.

The couple revealed the news to the royal family last Friday, on Princess Eugenie's wedding day.

A visit to Fraser Island will highlight the importance of sustainable tourism.

That speculation intensified when she was seen clutching two large folders in front of her stomach as she arrived in Sydney for the tour, which will also take in Fiji and Tonga.

After the announcement that Harry and Meghan are expecting a baby, Morrison tweeted: "What fantastic news!"

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