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Prince Harry and Meghan expecting second child

The spokesperson said: "We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child."

Harry and Meghan are preparing to welcome a brother or sister for their son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, who turned one last May.

A spokesperson for the couple said they were "overjoyed" at the news.

The couple shared a black and white picture of themselves under a tree, with Harry resting his hand on Meghan's head as she cradles her bump.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex tells of 'unbearable grief' of miscarriage

"I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second," Meghan said in a piece for the New York Times.

She went on to describe how she watched "my husband's heart break as he tried to hold the shattered pieces of mine".

Meghan wrote that "loss and pain have plagued every one of us in 2020".

The 39-year-old shared her experience to urge people to "commit to asking others, 'are you OK?'" over the Thanksgiving holiday in the US.

Meghan Markle on brink of tears describing parenting in royal role

The Duchess of Sussex spoke to ITV for a show on her and her husband Prince Harry's recent royal tour of Africa.

Reporter Tom Bradby asked her how she was coping with the intense media spotlight while she adjusts to parenthood and she tearfully responded.

"Not many people have asked if I'm OK," she said.

Meghan also confirmed it had "really been a struggle" and said it was "a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes".