Meghan Markle and Prince Harry expecting their second child

Andrew Cummings
February 15, 2021

"The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child".

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting a baby, a spokesperson for the couple has said.

Prince Harry and Meghan are expecting second child

The baby will be the pair's second child after welcoming Archie on the 6 May 2019, and it's not yet clear when the bub is due to arrive. Additional details about the forthcoming child haven't been shared, according to E Online.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's second child will be eighth in line to the throne.

Meghan wrote in an opinion piece for the New York Times in November that she had suffered a miscarriage in July, and called for people on social media to be kinder to one another.

Meghan revealed his miscarriage in November past year in a deeply personal article for the New York Times, writing: "I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second".

Misan Harriman, a friend of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the photographer who took the photo that accompanied their pregnancy announcement, tweeted: "Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on this joyous news!"

The duke and duchess stepped back from royal duties in January 2020 and moved with their first child to Southern California to live a more independent life and escape the United Kingdom media.

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