Thursday, October 18, 2018
It will be a boy and his name will be Ernst August ... maybe
Hereditary Prince Ernst August of Hanover has confirmed to the media that he and his wife, Ekaterina, are expecting a second child in April 2019.
Their daughter Elisabeth is eight months old.
The couple were among the guests at Princess Eugenie of York's wedding at Windsor on October 12, The Hereditary Princess' baby bump was also on view, thus sending the German media into a frenzy.
Bunte was the first to note that that the Hereditary Princess is again pregnant. This was followed by a statement from the Hereditary Prince's office: "We are happy to confirm the news that Hereditary Princess Ekaterina of Hanover is expecting a second child. The couple are very happy, but do not want to confirm further information."
The couple were married at the Marktkirche in July 2017. By the time they celebrate their second anniversary, they will already be the parents of two children.
"We are looking forward to it," the Hereditary Prince told the Hannoversche Allgemeine.
Ernst August, 35, will not confirm reports that the baby is a boy and will be named Ernst August.