Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, during her visit to St. Andrewís Schoo on Nov. 30, 2012.(Photo: Arthur Edwards, AP)
(USA Today) -- Can you hear the palace trumpets blowing?
Happy royal news!
Clarence House says Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, and her sweetie Prince William are expecting a baby.
Their royal highnesses and families are "delighted" with the news.
And also announced: The Duchess was admitted this afternoon to King Edward VII Hospital in Central London with "Hyperemesis Gravidarum," says the statement, explaining that it is "very acute morning sickness, which requires supplementary hydration and nutrients."
The palace also say, "As the pregnancy is in its very early stages, Her Royal Highness is expected to stay in hospital for several days and will require a period of rest thereafter."
Ann Oldenburg, USA TODAY