The Duchess is reportedly suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum for the third time
If you needed a holiday weekend happy squeal, we have a big one — our favorite royal mum who keeps unruly parties of kiddos under her thumb without missing a beat is pregnant with her third baby.
The Kensington Palace official Twitter account announced the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s upcoming addition, to join brother, Prince George, and sister, Princess Charlotte, with a message and sweet photo of the couple.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child pic.twitter.com/DZCheAj1RM
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) September 4, 2017
It reads, “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child.”
While we have no doubt Kate is thrilled at the thought of another wee one to love, we’re pretty sure she’s not too “pleased” at the moment, as the BBC reports that she’s once again suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, an extreme and sometimes debilitating form of morning sickness she had with both her previous pregnancies. The Palace shares that due to her illness, she will no longer be able to attend an engagement at the Hornsey Road Children’s Centre in London that was on her schedule for today.
The Palace also reports that the Duchess is being cared for at home rather than being admitted to the hospital, as she was during her first pregnancy. For all three of their children, the royal couple has been forced to share the news well before the 12-week mark due to Kate’s condition and inability to attend events because of it. Hopefully, being at home will make things a little easier on the couple, considering they have a preschooler and toddler to care for.
Although it could be a difficult nine months for the Duchess, we have no doubt she will handle it with the same strength she handles everything, including packs of little ones at a wedding and an airport toddler tantrum. Like a total boss.