«Have many children, so that your descendants will live all over the earth ...» (Genesis 1,28).The Royal House of Sweden continues to expand. The Royal Court released today the following press statement:
Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are delighted to announce that The Princess is expecting their second child.
The birth is expected to take place in September 2017.
«We are happy to announce that we are expecting a child, a sibling to Prince Alexander. We are looking forward to welcoming a new little member to our family,» says Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia.The news mean of course that Prince Carl Philip's parents King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia are to become grandparents for the sixth time.
No changes in the schedule of The Prince Couple's public engagements are planned during the spring and summer of 2017.
Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia became parents for the first time on 19 April 2016. The name and ducal title were announced two days later: HRH Prince Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland.
The future Prince or Princess of Sweden will at birth enter the line of succession to the Swedish throne as no. 6.