Kensington Palace confirms – new royal baby is on the way!

Super exciting news from the royal family! Kate Middleton and Prince William have announced that 35-year-old Kate is pregnant with their third child.

Kensington Palace made an official announcement confirming the pregnancy on Monday morning. The statement reads, “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child,” adding that “[t]he queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.”

As Kate experienced during George’s and Charlotte’s pregnancies, she is suffering from acute morning sickness. The condition is called Hyperemesis Gravidarum, however, at this point it does not require hospital care, and Middleton is being cared for at Kensington Palace. She did, however, had to cancel the event she was scheduled to attend on Monday at the Hornsey Road Children’s center.

This is quite an exciting week for the royal couple, as their eldest, 4-year-old George is getting ready to start school in London this Thursday accompanied by his parents for the first day.