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- Kate Middleton joked that her fourth child with Prince William was in Ballymena, Northern Ireland today. She said that she felt "brooded" but that her husband would be "worried" about having another child.
- William and Kate currently have three children: Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, born in April.
- Meanwhile, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first child this spring.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are already proud to be the parents of three royal children – Prince George, age 5, Princess Charlotte, age 3, and Prince Louis, 10 months – but are they on the verge of being married? to expand the family again? Kate Middleton lightly contemplated the possibility of another baby on her trip to Northern Ireland with Prince William today.
People reports that, during a walk to Ballymena, the Duchess stopped to talk to Alan Barr, a benefactor, and his five-year-old son, James. "It's beautiful, it makes me feel bad," Kate said of the baby, according to Barr. ("Broody" means ready to have children, or contemplative and morose.)
When Barr asked if this meant that "baby number four" was a possibility, Kate replied with a laugh: "I think William would be a little worried," according to People.
Last year, Kate was pregnant with her third child, Prince Louis. The fifth on the throne was born on April 23. Although she does not expect it this year, the Duchess (and the rest of the royals) has a new family member to wait: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first child. , which is due this spring.
The Duchess of Cambridge had previously expressed her enthusiasm for her in-laws who wanted to host a baby. "It's such a special time to have little kids," she told a fan in November. "And now, a cousin of George, Charlotte and Louis too! It will be really special."