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The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child

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The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child it has been announced.

The news was first announced on the Clarence House official Twitter account.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child, George, was born on 22 July 2013, who is now third in line of succession to the British throne, after his father and his grandfather, Prince Charles.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George during a visit at the Natural History Museum in July 2014

The Duchess pictured on August 5

In a statement, Kensington Palace said:

"Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child.

The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.

As with her first pregnancy, The Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Her Royal Highness will no longer accompany The Duke of Cambridge on their planned engagement in Oxford today. The Duchess of Cambridge is being treated by doctors at Kensington Palace."

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