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Royal buns: Pippa Middleton’s pregnancy is the latest within royal circles

Members (and adjacent members) of the royal family can expect yet another bundle of joy next year, as Pippa Middleton announces she is pregnant.

Members (and adjacent members) of the royal family can expect another bundle of joy next year, after Pippa Middleton announced she is pregnant.

The 37-year-old, who is the Duchess of Cambridge’s younger sister, will welcome her second child with hedge fund husband James Matthews, 45.

The couple already have a two-year-old son named Arthur.

A source close to the family told Page Six that the happy news is just what they needed after an arduous year.

“Pippa and James are thrilled, it’s fantastic news amid a difficult year. The entire family is delighted,” the source said.

Pippa Middleton James Matthews
Middleton and Matthews are expecting their second child. Photo: Getty 

The pair, who live in London, are reportedly looking for extra space and are considering entering an offer for a 72-acre country estate called Bucklebury Farm Park.

The estate is close to the Middleton family home in Berkshire.

But Middleton and Matthews aren’t the only notables on the British royal circuit who have a bun in the oven.

Royal rugby baby

Zara Tindall, the Queen’s granddaughter, has shared her baby joy with her former rugby captain husband, Mike.

The Tindalls are hoping for a boy, and already have two daughters, Mia Grace, 6 and Lena Elizabeth, 2.

“It’s been a good week for me,” Mr Tindall said on a rugby podcast, The Good, The Bad and The Rugby. 

“Had a little scan last week – third Tindall on its way.

“I’d like a boy this time, I’ve got two girls, I would like a boy. I’ll love it whether a boy or a girl – but please be a boy!”

Congratulations to Zara and Mike Tindall who are expecting their third child

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