All is well! After a rough beginning, Duchess Kate is in good spirits and having a relatively smooth pregnancy.
“[She is] enjoying her later months of pregnancy and feeling great,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly in the new issue. “It’s amazing what a difference the later trimesters feel like compared to the early days, which she really struggled with more than ever this time.”
As previously reported, the 35-year-old royal had a difficult start to her pregnancy and suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, an acute morning sickness. A source exclusively told Us last month that Duchess Kate, who had been on bed rest for several months, “is significantly better.”
Now, the royal family is looking forward and preparing to welcome the newest member of their brood. The expectant mother is due in April 2018, and before giving birth, she and husband Prince William, along with their two children, Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2, will enjoy a family getaway.
According to an insider, the foursome are set to join the Middleton family, including Duchess Kate’s sister, Pippa Middleton, and her husband, James Matthews, in the Caribbean island of Mustique. Duchess Kate’s brother James Middleton will also be joining the family without the company of his former girlfriend, Donna Air — a source tells Us that the couple, who first split in September 2015, called it quits again earlier this year despite an attempt at reconciliation.
The royal family have a busy year ahead of them as Prince William’s brother, Prince Harry, will wed fiancé Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018, at Windsor Castle. Duchess Kate and Prince William, 35, will host Harry, 33, and the Suits alum, 36, over the holiday season at their Anmer Hall home in Norfolk, England, a source exclusively told Us earlier this month.
For more on Duchess Kate’s pregnancy and how the royal family is preparing to welcome baby No. 3, pick up the newest issue of Us Weekly, on stands now.