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Princess Eugenie announces she's expecting her second child

Lucy Devine

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Princess Eugenie announces she's expecting her second child

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A huge congratulations is in order to Princess Eugenie, who has just announced she is pregnant with her second child.

Eugenie, 32, and husband Jack Brooksbank welcomed their first baby - a son named August - back in February 2020.

Now, the couple are expecting their second child, with Buckingham Palace confirming the happy news this week.

Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are pleased to announce they are expecting their second child this summer," the announcement reads.

“The family are delighted and August is very much looking forward to being a big brother.”

Congratulations to Eugenie and Jack. Credit: Instagram/@princesseugenie
Congratulations to Eugenie and Jack. Credit: Instagram/@princesseugenie

Eugenie took to social media to also make her own announcement, sharing a sweet snap of her with August, who can be seen cuddling into her bump.

"We’re so excited to share that there will be a new addition to our family this summer," she wrote.

And followers are delighted for the family, with one commenting: "Congrats - I am so so happy and excited for you and your family."

While another said: "Congratulations to the two of you!"

And a third added: "Wonderful news for you and your family."

The couple welcomed August back in 2021. Credit: Instagram/@princesseugenie
The couple welcomed August back in 2021. Credit: Instagram/@princesseugenie

The couple welcomed August back in 2021. At the time, Eugenie said: "We wanted to introduce you to August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.

"⁣⁣Thank you for so many wonderful messages. Our hearts are full of love for this little human, words can't express. We are excited to be able to share these photos with you.⁣⁣"

She added: "[Photos] by our wonderful midwife. Thank you to the wonderful essential workers including our midwife who came to discharge our boy."

Buckingham Palace confirmed that Eugenie "was safely delivered of a son today, 9th February 2021, at 0855hrs at The Portland Hospital," adding: "Jack Brooksbank was present."

The couple tied the knot two years prior, in October 2018. Credit: Anwar Hussein/Alamy Stock Photo
The couple tied the knot two years prior, in October 2018. Credit: Anwar Hussein/Alamy Stock Photo

The couple tied the knot two years prior, in October 2018, surrounded by celebrities and royalty at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

The parents first met when Jack was working as a barman, crossing paths at the ski resort of Verbier in Switzerland, back in 2010. Eugenie was 20, while Jack was 24.

After dating for a year, Jack joined Eugenie for their first official public appearance together at the Royal Ascot in 2011.

Topics: Celebrity, Royal Family

Lucy Devine
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