Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting baby number three. Kensington Palace broke the news after Kate had to cancel a royal engagement this morning
The new royal baby will be Prince William and Kate’s third child, and a little brother or sister to four year old Prince George and 2 year old Princess Charlotte.
Palace officials say --'the queen and members of both families are delighted. So are royal fans.
Kensington Palace revealed Kate’s pregnancy Monday - saying the Duchess of Cambridge is being treated for the same severe morning sickness she had with her previous pregnancies. The palace isn't saying how far along Kate is.
The news comes on the same week little Prince George starts kindergarten. On Thursday he will join other children at Thomas’s, a private school here in London.
The happy announcement comes just four days after the 20th anniversary of the death of Prince William’s mother - Princess Diana.
The new baby will be born fifth in line to the British throne, bumping 'Uncle' Prince Harry down to sixth place.
Some are already speculating about names...
The early favorite at betting shops in London is Alice for a princess and Arthur for a prince.