Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first child

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 15, 2018, 01.43 PM(IST)

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The couple got married in May 2018. 

There will be a new addition to UK's royal family in 2019. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019, Kensington Palace said on Monday.

"The Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the spring of 2019," the palace said in a statement. 

"Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public," it said.

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The news came just hours after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex touched down in Sydney for their first international tour.