Princess Beatrice announces she is pregnant with her first child
19 May 2021, 10:28 | Updated: 19 May 2021, 10:44
Princess Beatrice is expecting her first baby this autumn, Buckingham Palace has announced.
In a statement, the palace confirrmed: "The Queen has been informed and both families are delighted with the news."
The couple had postponed their ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in autumn of this year.— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 19, 2021
The Queen has been informed and both families are delighted with the news.
📸 The couple on their wedding day in July 2020. pic.twitter.com/oCHZLBa8oT
Beatrice's baby will be the Queen's 12th great-grandchild following the arrival of the Sussexes' second child in the summer. The child will be 11th in line to the throne at the time of their birth.