Zara Tindall, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth is pregnant and expecting her second baby with her husband Mike Tindall.
The palace were quick to release an official statement which read, “The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh and members of the Royal family are delighted with the news.”
The BBC reports that the baby is due to arrive in the European spring of next year.
The expectant father, 38, took to Twitter to thank fans about their reaction to the happy news.
“Just a quick one to say thank you for the messages,” the 38-year-old tweeted. “We are very very happy about the little one on its way. 2017 is already starting well!!”
Zara, 35, and her husband already share a two-year-old daughter named Mia Grace Tindall.