And baby makes four! Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are expecting their second child together. The couple announced the joyous news on Thursday, March 23. "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," they said in a statement.


VER GALERÍA Carl and Sofia are already parents to son Prince Alexander Photo: The Royal Court, Sweden

Sofia and Carl’s second child is due September 2017. Along with the announcement, the Swedish Royal Court released a new portrait of the expectant parents with their nearly one-year-old son Prince Alexander. The little Prince dressed in a grey cardigan adorably smiled for the camera, showing off his teeth, as his mother adoringly looked on.

Last summer after welcoming their son in April of 2016, the couple opened up about the joys of parenthood. Sofia told Sweden's Svenskdam, “It's amazing," adding, “Having children changes your whole life.” She also noted, "[Alexander] is very sweet and well-behaved." Carl also dicussed his new role as a first-time dad telling the outlet that it took “some adjustment, of course, but it is still absolutely amazing and wonderful."

VER GALERÍA The couple's impending bundle of joy will be the sixth grandchild for Sweden's monarchs Photo: Instagram/@kungahuset

The couple’s impending bundle of joy will mark the sixth grandchild for Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf. Aside from Sofia and Carl’s young son Alexander, the monarchs are also grandparents to daughter Crown Princess Victoria’s children Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar, in addition to Princess Madeleine’s kids Princess Leonore and Prince Nicolas.

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