Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, pregnant with second child

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have confirmed they are expecting another baby together.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed Meghan is pregnant on Sunday evening from their home in the United States, Monday morning for Australians.

Meghan The Duchess of Sussex reveals is pregnant with her second child but suffered a miscarriage
Meghan The Duchess of Sussex reveals that she is pregnant with her second child. Photo: Getty Images

“We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother," they said in a joint statement. "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.”

The pair announced the joyous news with a stunning black and white snap taken in the gardens of their Californian mansion.

In the photo, Harry can be seen resting his hand on Meghan's head as she lies in his lap cradling her bump.

The photo was taken by longtime friend Misan Harriman who shot the photo remotely according to trusted friend and journalist Omid Scobie, who tweeted the news this morning.

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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.

The baby will also be whats commonly referred to as a 'rainbow baby', the first baby after theirtragic miscarriage last year.

NOVEMBER 25th 2020: Meghan The Duchess of Sussex reveals that she was pregnant with her second child but suffered a miscarriage in July of 2020. - File Photo by: zz/KGC-178/STAR MAX/IPx 2018 3/23/18 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visit Northern Ireland.
The baby is Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's third pregnancy. Photo: AP

The sad news was shared by the Duchess of Sussex in July 2020 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.”

Meghan was praised for the ‘brave’ move she took in penning the essay, with many women who have gone through the same thing claiming it makes them feel ‘less alone’.

The news also comes on the back of Meghan's big court win earlier this month.

The Duchess released an emotional statement on February 12 after winning her High Court privacy claim against UK publisher Associated Newspapers Ltd.

A judge on Thursday agreed with Meghan Markle's legal team that it was "unlawful" for the newspaper to publish parts of a letter she wrote to her father, Thomas Markle Snr, after her wedding to Prince Harry.

Its the second happy baby news for the British family this year, after Princess Eugenie welcomed her first baby with husband Jack Brooksbank earlier in February.

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