Cupid's Pulse Article: Prince William and Kate Middleton Reveal Baby’s Due DateCupid's Pulse Article: Prince William and Kate Middleton Reveal Baby’s Due Date

By Nic Baird

Prince William and Kate Middleton are having the baby in July, People reports.  “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in July,” read the statement from the royal couple’s office. While the couple will not be revealing the baby’s gender, the Duchess is not expecting twins. “The Duchess’s condition continues to improve since her stay in hospital last month,” the statement also said, referring to Kate’s bout of severe morning sickness.

How do you know when to announce your pregnancy to family and friends?

Cupid’s Advice:

If you’re going to become a parent, you shouldn’t stop congratulating yourself. Make sure you and your partner take time to reflect on your happiness together. Be excited! However, it can be daunting to announce it to the world. Be confident that this is good news and share it with others!

1. Confirm it with your doctor: It’s important you see a doctor as soon as you suspect your pregnancy. They can advise you further about any complications. You can also ask about healthy activities for your pregnancy, you can use these to spend quality time with your partner, friends, and family.

2. You’ve discussed it with your partner: Make sure you’ve spoken to your partner about the pregnancy, before you share it with others. It’s very important you explain what this pregnancy means to you, and they have an opportunity to share their feelings as well. Once you’ve set things out, go ahead and  celebrate the upcoming child with friends and family.

3. Tell your parents: The first people who you should tell are you parents. In most cases, they’ll be the people who are the most eager to hear the news. Make sure you make an effort to inform both your and your partner’s parents that you’re having a baby.

When would you tell friends and family about your pregnancy? Share your suggestions below!