Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first baby!

15 October 2018, 09:01 | Updated: 15 October 2018, 09:07

Prince Harry Marries Ms. Meghan Markle - Windsor Castle
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By Tom Eames

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first baby together, Kensington Palace has announced.

Meghan Markle is expected to give birth to their first child in the spring.

The news was announced as she and Prince Harry start their tour of Australia.

Kensington Palace said the couple "appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public".

The baby will be seventh in line to the throne.

The duke and duchess were last seen in public at Princess Eugenie's wedding on Friday (October 12), with some speculating that Meghan's outfit of a long, dark blue coat was a hint that she was expecting.

She was then spotted holding two large folders in front of her stomach as she arrived in Sydney for their 16-day trip to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

Congratulations to the royal couple!