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Prince William and Kate Middleton expecting baby number three due in April 2018

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Exciting news: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced they are expecting baby number three and have announced today he or she is due  in April 2018. This comes shortly before Princess Charlotte turns three on 2nd May and Prince George turns five on 22nd July.

The news was announced in a tweett from Kensington Palace. The Queen and members of both families are said to be delighted with the news. 

As with both her previous pregnancies with both George and Charlotte, Kate Middleton is said to be suffering with Hyperemesis Gravidarum and has been forced to cancel her planned royal engagement at the Hornsey Road Children's Center in London today. Kate is said to not yet be 12-weeks pregnant, but due to her severe morning sickness, she has released the news early. Whether she will be well enough to appear at George's school gates when he starts at Thomas' Battersea on Thursday has not been confirmed.

When asked about the news in an interview, Prince Harry said it was 'fantastic'. 

Sending all our congatualtions to the Royals on their happy news! 

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