Prince Harry and His Wife, Meghan, Expecting Second Child
LONDON – Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are expecting their second child, their spokesman said Sunday, a happy news after a turbulent year in which they Broke up with the british royal familyHas started a new life in California and suffered an abortion which Meghan said brought “almost unbearable grief”.
“We can confirm that Archie is going to be an older brother,” the spokesperson said in a statement, referring to the couple’s nearly 2-year-old son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. Harry and Meghan, also known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were “very happy to expect their second child”, it said.
The statement does not say when the Duchess was due to give birth or whether the couple knew the child’s gender. They released An artistic, black and white photograph A baby bump is clearly visible on Meghan, resting lovingly under one of them trees.
For the 39-year-old American actress-for-the-Duchess, the news is particularly welcome, given the pain of her miscarriage in July last year, which she recalled in a private Column in the new york times Last November there was an extraordinary worldwide response.
“After changing my diaper, I felt a sharp spasm,” Meghan wrote, describing the morning of her son Archie’s miscarriage. “I fell to the floor with him in my arms, humming a lullaby to keep the two of us calm, the cheerful composed a strange tune contrary to my understanding that something was not right.”
“I knew, as I gripped my first-born child,” she wrote, “that I was losing my second.”
Meghan recounted her anguish in the context of a tragic year in which the coronovirus epidemic drove loved ones away and the Black Lives Matter protests put a headline on police brutality.
She described the taboo to talk openly about the loss of abortion, for which she expressed shame and called it “solitary lamentation”.
For Meghan, the news came after a major legal victory in the war when she and Harry waged a war against Britain’s tabloid press. On Thursday, A. High court judge gave verdict On Sunday, The Mail’s publisher had violated Meghan’s privacy by printing a letter to her iconic father Thomas Markle.
Mark Warby said the judge said Meghan “had reasonable expectation that the letter would remain private.” The letter’s revelations in articles published by The Mail were “manifestly excessive and therefore illegal,” he wrote.