Most Memorable Royal Family Pregnancy Announcements
Believe it or not, Prince William became the first royal to ever be born in a hospital. Four months after marrying Prince Charles, Buckingham Palace issued an official release that Princess Diana is expecting. William Arthur Phillip Louis Charles and Diana’s first son was born on June 21, 1982.
Two years after Prince William was born, the Palace announced that the Prince and Princess of wales were expecting their second child just a day before Valentine’s Day. Harry was born on September 15, 1984.
In December 2012, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced that they were expecting their first child. The news came earlier than expected due to Kate’s hospitalization with severe morning sickness. Prince George
Alexander Louis was born on July 22, 2013. The news of his birth was delayed by a few hours before a statement was released making it public.
Similarly, Prince’s George’s announcement this time also came earlier to the eyes of the public because Kate was unwell and unable to attend multiple events. Kate and William took a different approach and revealed Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana’s birth on May 2, 2015 on Twitter.
In October 2018, Buckingham palace announced that the duchess of Sussex is expecting their first child. Archie was born on May 6, 2019. Under the current guidelines, great-grandchildren of the monarch are not princesses or princesses, except for children of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales which in this case are Prince William and Kate’s children.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Second Child
This was Meghan and Prince Harry’s second pregnancy announcement where they publicly shared that they are expecting their second child through a very sweet Instagram post taken by a mutual friend who happens to be a photographer.