Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their second baby, a spokesperson has revealed.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are preparing to welcome a baby brother or sister for their son Archie, later this year.

A spokesperson for Meghan and Harry said: ‘We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.’

The couple shared their announcement Valentine’s Day, by posting a black and white image of Harry resting his hand on Meghan’s head as she lay in his lap underneath a tree.

‘The photograph of the Duke and Duchess was was taken by the couple’s longtime friend Misan Harriman. What wonderful news for the Sussexes!!’ their spokesperson added.

The news comes just months after Meghan, 39, revealed that she lost her second child to a miscarriage in an article for the New York Times.