Valentine’s Day turned out to be extra special for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
The royal couple announced they are expecting their second child.
The new baby will join big brother Archie, who was born on May 6, 2019.
No further details have been given about Meghan’s pregnancy, although reports suggest the Duchess could give birth sometime in the spring or summer.
Following their pregnancy announcement, the royal family sent out a statement saying they were delighted and sending their well wishes to the couple.
The Pregnancy Announcement
Harry and Meghan received help from their photographer pal Misan Harriman for their pregnancy announcement.
In the black and white photo, Harry and Meghan are lounging outside. The Duchess of Sussex rests her head in her husband’s lap, while cradling her baby bump.
Harriman then released the photos along with the announcement via social media.
Meghan and Harry’s decision to share the news on Valentine’s Day was in tribute to his late mother Princess Diana.
Diana and Prince Charles made their second pregnancy announcement on Valentine’s Day 1984.
Meghan Reveals Past Miscarriage
News of Meghan’s pregnancy is a joyous occasion for her and Harry, who suffered a loss last year.
In a “New York Times” article published November, the Duchess revealed that she suffered a miscarriage in July 2020.
In heartbreaking detail, Meghan explained the pain and grief she felt over losing her baby.
Meghan’s decision to write about her ordeal was due to society’s taboo against miscarriages. With her article, she wanted share her story with others and tell them it’s okay to talk about their loss.
New Life For The Former Royals
The past year has been one of many changes for Harry and Meghan.
In January 2020, they made the announcement that they would be stepping away from their royal duties.
After finishing up their last royal appearances, Meghan, Harry, and Archie embarked on their move to America.
The family has since settled down in Santa Barbara, California.
The couple’s work schedule is busier than ever. In September, they signed a deal to produce programming for Netflix. Plus, they also have a producing and hosting deal with Spotify.
Tell All Interview With Oprah
2021 is looking to be a good year for Harry and Meghan.
Aside from baby number two on the way, and their work deals, the couple has a lot to keep them busy.
Next month, the couple will sit down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey. It’ll be their first joint interview since moving to America.
The primetime special will air on March 7th on the CBS Network.
The interview will give an in-depth look at the couple’s marriage, Meghan’s adjustment to royal life, parenthood, and their decision to step away from the royal life.