Are William and Kate Expecting Baby Number Three?
Kate Middleton has been largely absent from the public eye in recent months stirring up rumors of marital strife and now reports that she may be pregnant with a little brother or sister for Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
The Duchess and her husband Prince William have not been seen together publicly since Charlotte’s christening in July. There have been reports that Kate has also skipped several weddings of friends, most recently at the last minute forcing William to bring her sister Pippa along as his plus one. New rumors are circulating that maybe it isn’t marital strife causing her absence but instead a little too much togetherness. As in then duchess is reportedly having a baby.
Divorce and pregnancy rumors are nothing new for the couple though Kate has not been seen at many functions that she would typically attend. Her last minute cancellation to a recent wedding could indicate that the rumors are true considering the royal family is quite good at putting on a stiff upper lip making it make less sense that Kate and William were having a row and more likely that she was suffering from morning sickness.
Kate suffered from very harsh morning sickness with George. It was so severe she had to be hospitalized. It was the longest she was not seen in public since becoming engaged to her prince. The morning sickness returned when she was pregnant with Charlotte forcing her to cancel her first solo royal tour to Malta.
The condition, hyperemesis gravidarum, is much more serious than typical morning sickness. Kate reportedly lost weight from being so sick and needed fluids restored via intravenous fluids.
Kate’s absence has caused the gossip mill to churn including newer reports that the Queen has invited Kate and William to Balmoral on September 9 to attend a special dinner to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II becoming the longest running monarch in the history of the Royal Family.
If Kate truly is pregnant and suffering yet again from hyperemesis gravidarum it seems unlikely that she’ll make the trip to Balmoral. Instead it is more likely that if she is able to avoid the hospital, that she will be getting as much fluid and rest as possible.
What do you think about the latest pregnancy rumors? Are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting number three? Is morning sickness the reason Kate’s been skipping social functions with her husband?
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