Blooming beauty! Princess Sofia of Sweden shows the hint of a baby bump as she poses with husband Prince Carl Philip and their sons after announcing they’re expecting their third child next spring
- Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his wife Princess Sofia are expecting a baby
- Couple are already parents to Prince Alexander, four, and Prince Gabriel, three
- The ‘new little member of their family’ is due in March or April, it was announced
Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his wife Princess Sofia shared a sweet family photograph after announcing they are expecting their third child together.
The couple, who married in 2015, revealed on Friday the ‘new little member of their family’ is due in ‘March or April’ next year.
They already have two sons, Prince Alexander, four, and Prince Gabriel, three.
Growing family! Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his wife Princess Sofia have announced they are expecting their third child together. The couple have two sons, Prince Alexander, four, and Prince Gabriel, three. They shared this family photo after announcing the news
Carl Philip, 41, is the only son and second child of Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.
His older sister Princess Victoria, 43, is the heir to the Swedish throne and he is currently fifth in the line of succession.
In a statement shared by the Swedish royal household, Carl Philip and Sofia said they are ‘happy and excited, and looking forward to welcoming our third child’.
They later shared a family photo to thank well-wishers for their kind words.
The snap shows Carl Philip and Sofia, 37, dressed in festive outfits while posing with their sons in a cosy living room. Just a hint of a baby bump can be seen under Sofia’s elegant camel-coloured roll neck dress.
Earlier this month the Swedish Royal Family released this photo to mark Sofia’s birthday
Last month Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia revealed they had tested postive for Covid-19.
The pair suffered ‘light flu symptoms’ and isolated at their home in Stockholm with their sons.
It is unclear exactly when the royal pair tested positive, but a spokesman said Sofia is swabbed as part of her work at Sophiahemmet – a private hospital in Stockholm.
She has been pictured donning scrubs while treating coronavirus patients at the hospital amid Sweden’s outbreak.
Sweden is currently in the midst of a second wave of coronavirus that is among the fastest-growing outbreaks in Europe.
It marks the first appearance from the royal since she and husband Prince Carl Philip, 41, were diagnosed with coronavirus last month