Immediately after their wedding speculation began as to when Prince William and Kate Middleton would begin their own family. Well it has finally been announced that the duke and duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child.
The pregnancy is in the very early stages and has not yet reached the first trimester. New news broke because the duchess was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London due to a severe form of morning sickness, called hyperemesis gravidarum.
“Her royal highness is expected to stay in hospital for several days and will require a period of rest thereafter,” the palace stated.
The palace was also released the following statement that “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.”
Prince William is second in line for the throne after his father Prince Charles. The new heir will be third in line for the monarch, whether the child be a girl or a boy.
British Prime Minister David Cameron offered his congratulations through twitter.
“I’m delighted by the news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby,” he stated. “They will make wonderful parents.”