Royal Family announces huge news for 2023 and fans are beyond excited

Princess Eugenie has announced that she is pregnant with her second child!

New member to join Royal Family in 2023
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New member to join Royal Family in 2023

The Royal Family will be getting a new addition in their family this year as Princess Eugenie announced on 24 January that she and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are expecting their second child. The royal took to Instagram to announce the good news to the world and fans are buzzing.

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She wrote:

We’re so excited to share that there will be a new addition to our family this summer.
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Additionally, the Buckingham Palace published a statement, as quoted by Sky News:

Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are pleased to announce they are expecting their second child this summer. The family are delighted and August is very much looking forward to being a big brother.

While Princess Eugenie has not revealed any other details about her pregnancy apart from the fact that they are expecting the arrival in the summer, a few fans have claimed that they knew about the baby since Christmas 2022. One fan wrote:

We knew it since the Christmas event of The Princess of Wales 😍 congratulations

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A new generation in the Royal Family

This is the first time a royal baby has been announced while King Charles has taken over the throne.

The last who joined the family was Princess Beatrice's daughter, Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi, who was born on September 18, 2021.

2021 was a huge year for the Royal Family where babies are concerned. Princess Eugenie gave birth to her first child, August, on 9 February. A few months later, on June 4, Prince Harry and Meghan also welcomed their second child, Lilibet Diana into their family.

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Royal fans show some love

Royal fans have commented on her post congratulating both the couple as the news has come at a difficult time for the family, especially after Queen Elizabeth's passing. One fan commented:

Congratulations, wonderful news for you, Jack, August and the wider Royal Family ❤️xxx

While another wrote:

The 13th Great-Grandchild of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II & His Late Royal Highness Prince Philip 😍😍🥺... They'd be happy to know this.. Congratulations, Your Royal Highness !

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Sources used:

- Sky News: 'Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank expecting their second child'

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