Just one year and two months after the birth of their son Prince George, Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting another baby! This morning, the royal family released a statement sharing the happy news.
"Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child," the statement from Kensington Palace reads. "The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news."
Will also confirmed the happy news, telling the Daily Mail, "She's feeling okay. It's been a tricky few days — week or so — but obviously we're basically thrilled, it's great news, and early days. We're hoping things settle down and she feels a bit better."
According to People, Kate is rumored to be fewer than three months pregnant, meaning she's due in mid to late spring.
Kate's second pregnancy is starting off much in the same way as her first, with the Palace announcing the news in conjunction with word that the Duchess is once again experiencing acute morning sickness.
"As with her first pregnancy, The Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum," the statement adds. "The Duchess of Cambridge is being treated by doctors at Kensington Palace."
While there's no word on the sex of the baby, that hasn't stopped speculators from considering the newest royal name. According to The Guardian, British betting house Paddy Power is calling Elizabeth and Henry as expected front-runners, followed by Victoria and Charlotte for a girl and Arthur and William for a boy.