The charity that was supposed to be host to the Duchess of Cambridge today has sent a message of congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the news that they are expecting their third child.
Kensington Palace announced on Monday morning that the Duchess is pregnant, however, she is suffering with a case of acute morning sickness.
As a result, the Duchess will no longer visit Hornsey Road Children’s Centre in London as planned this afternoon.
David Holmes CBE, chief executive of Family Action, who runs the children’s centre, said: “Family Action would like to give our warmest congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the wonderful news that they are expecting their third child.
”We are honoured that The Duchess of Cambridge chose to visit Hornsey Road Children’s Centre.
“Although she is no longer able to attend today we entirely understand why this wasn’t possible.
“Once again, Family Action sends our warmest wishes to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their very happy news.”
Her Royal Highness was supposed to visit the charity today, and view the facilities which support local parents and young children.
She was also scheduled to meet parents, and hear their personal stories about how they have benefited from the charity’s help.
It is likely the visit will rescheduled for a later date.
The Duchess of Cambridge has a further three engagements listed for the next week, including on Thursday when she will drop Prince George off at his new school.
It is unknown whether these engagements will go ahead. Royal Central will keel you up to date.