Princess Sofia of Sweden is ‘doing fine’ and her pregnancy is ‘going well’ after she was diagnosed with Covid-19 during her first trimester, royal court reveals
- Princess Sofia of Sweden, 37, announced she was expecting at the end of year
- The ‘new little member of their family’ is due in March or April, it was revealed
- The royal has now said the pregnancy is ‘going well’ and she is ‘still fine’
- Announcement comes after she was diagnosed with Covid in November 2020
- Couple are already parents to Prince Alexander, four, and Prince Gabriel, three
Princess Sofia of Sweden’s pregnancy is ‘going well’ months after she battled Covid-19, according to the royal palace.
Prince Carl Philip, 41, and his wife, 37, shared a sweet family photograph last month after revealing they are expecting their third child together in the spring.
The announcement came weeks after it was revealed the couple had been diagnosed with coronavirus.
Now, according to Royal Central, the Swedish Royal Court has given an update on the pregnancy to the Swedish Magazine Svensk Damtiding, stating: ‘Princess Sofia is still fine and everything is going well.’
Princess Sofia of Sweden’s third pregnancy is ‘going well’ after the royal was diagnosed with Covid-19 at the end of last year
The couple, who married in 2015, revealed the ‘new little member of their family’ is due in ‘March or April’.
They already have two sons, Prince Alexander, four, and Prince Gabriel, three.
Carl Philip, 41, is the only son and second child of Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.
His older sister Princess Victoria, 43, is the heir to the Swedish throne and he is currently fifth in the line of succession.
Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and Princess Sofia announced last month they are expecting their third child together. The couple have two sons, Prince Alexander, four, and Prince Gabriel, three. They shared this family photo after announcing the news
In a statement shared by the Swedish royal household, Carl Philip and Sofia said they are ‘happy and excited, and looking forward to welcoming our third child’.
They later shared a family photo to thank well-wishers for their kind words.
The snap shows Carl Philip and Sofia dressed in festive outfits while posing with their sons in a cosy living room.
Just a hint of a baby bump could be seen under Sofia’s elegant camel-coloured roll neck dress.
In November, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia revealed they had tested postive for Covid-19 (pictured together at the end of last year)
In November, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia revealed they had tested postive for Covid-19.
The pair suffered ‘light flu symptoms’ and isolated at their home in Stockholm with their sons.
It is unclear exactly when the royal pair tested positive, but a spokesman said Sofia is swabbed as part of her work at Sophiahemmet – a private hospital in Stockholm.
She has been pictured donning scrubs while treating coronavirus patients at the hospital amid Sweden’s outbreak.
Sweden is currently in the midst of a second wave of coronavirus that is among the fastest-growing outbreaks in Europe.
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