Transcript for Prince Harry and Meghan expecting 2nd child
Next tonight, to royal baby news. Prince Harry and Meghan announce that Archie will be a big brother, the news coming a few months after Meghan disclosed how she suffered a miscarriage. Here's janai Norman. Reporter: Tonight, big baby news for Meghan Markle and prince Harry, photographed by a friend smiling at each other. Meghan, hand on her baby bump. A spokesperson confirming, "Archie is going to be a big brother. The duke and duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child." Today's announcement hits quite a few firsts. Not only will it be the first American royal baby, but also one of the first royal babies born in the U.S. We have a very transatlantic royal family. Reporter: News coming just 2 1/2 months after Markle revealed the couple suffered a miscarriage. In a "New York Times" op-ed writing, "I knew as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second. Hours later, I lay in a hospital bed holding my husband's hand. I tried to imagine how we'd heal." After the difficulties that Meghan faced in the closing of 2020, this is a great start to 2021 for her. Reporter: And the timing is notable. 37 years ago, February 13th, 1984, princess Diana announced she was pregnant with her second child, prince Harry. Linsey?
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