On Saturday, May 19, Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle got married in a beautiful ceremony at Windsor Castle. Several months after they tied the knot, they made another exciting announcement. Meghan is pregnant!
The couple revealed that they are expecting a baby in the spring of 2019. The Palace took to social media on Monday, October 15 to share the special news.
This week, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are in Australia for a royal tour. While hosting an afternoon reception at Admiralty House, Prince Harry spoke out for the first time about expecting their first child!
While addressing the audience, Prince Harry talked about the fact that they were excited to be in Australia when the special news was released about Meghan's pregnancy. He talked about his future baby and beamed with pride!
Prince Harry stumbled over his words, saying, "and we also genuinely couldn't think of a better place to announce the upcoming baby, be it a boy or a girl, so thank you very very much."
Below is the sweet moment:
While Harry and Meghan were addressing the crowds as they were walking, several people congratulated them on their pregnancy. Duchess Meghan was overheard talking to an Australian singer who was giving the Duchess advice on how much energy and rest is needed.
Duchess Meghan replied, "We're ready! We're excited to join the club."
Harry and Meghan's first child has been the center of conversation during their Australian visit so far. Governor-general Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife even gave the royal couple a pair of baby slippers and a kangaroo stuffed animal as a gift!
Congrats to the royal couple on the addition to their family! Share your congratulations here. In other news, here's the special way that they told their royal family members that they are expecting.