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Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill expecting baby number three

August 27, 2017
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Princess Madeleine’s household is about to become a partyof five. The Swedish royal announced on August 27 that she and husbandChristopher O’Neill, 43, are having a third child. “Chris and I are thrilled to announce that I am expecting,”the 35-year-old shared on her Facebook page. “We look forward to four becomingfive!”

Madeleine and Chris are parents to Leonore and Nicolas Photo: Getty Images

The couple,who wed in 2013, are already parents to three-year-old Princess Leonore andPrince Nicolas, two. Aside from their newest bundle, her brother Prince CarlPhilip and his wife Princess Sofia are getting ready to welcome their secondchild, who will join big brother Prince Alexander, one. And if that isn’tenough young royals under one roof, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel are parents to PrincessEstelle, five, and one-year-old Prince Oscar.

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The Swedish royal family gathered for summer fun Photo: Jonas Ekströmer, The Royal Court, Sweden

Earlier thissummer, the children’s book author brought her family to spend time with theircousins at Solliden Palace on the island of Öland in southern Sweden where they spend the summermonths. She took to her personal Facebookpage in mid July to share a beautiful family portrait writing, “Summer isfamily time! Happy summer everyone from all of us!”

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It was alsorecently announced that Princess Leonore will be attending preschool in Sweden.“HRH Princess Madeleine and her familypermanently reside in London. However, they regularly spend longer periods inSweden,” the press officer said. “The Princess feels that her children shouldhave a strong connection with Sweden. She wants them to feel at home here justas she does.”

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