Duchess of Cambridge be like #royalbaby #AnotherOne pic.twitter.com/SpkdyOZQ2p— Akash Mapara 🔥 (@AkashMapara) September 4, 2017 It also sparked a lot of jokes Read the press release in full ↓ pic.twitter.com/vDTgGD2aGF— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) September 4, 2017 Of course, with the government’s new 2 child limit, I presume William and Kate’s third child will receive no state support. #royalbaby— David Schneider (@davidschneider) September 4, 2017 The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall said they are ‘delighted’ Royal fans couldn’t contain their excitement! Theresa May also congratulated the couple PM – This is fantastic news. Many congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.— UK Prime Minister (@Number10gov) September 4, 2017 It means Prince Harry moves to sixth in line to the throne Kate Middleton and Prince William are expecting a third child. pic.twitter.com/LlcJIZ21nR— Amanda (@Pandamoanimum) September 4, 2017 Virgin Trains offered a gift to the mum-to-be Prince Harry added it was ‘fantastic news’ The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child pic.twitter.com/DZCheAj1RM— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) September 4, 2017 The fact that we are getting another Royal Baby is so exciting 🤗 pic.twitter.com/95euFf9yBT— hannahswonderland (@Hannahvic08) September 4, 2017 3rd royal baby on the way! How exciting 😬 #royalbaby #Royals— Morgan Wade (@morgwadexo) September 4, 2017 And speculation began over what the baby’s name might be… ROYAL BABY NEWS! Bank Holidays all round. https://t.co/V4cTEN6Vkl— Dan Morrissey (@DanOffTheRadio) September 4, 2017 KATE IS PREGNANT AGAIN!!!! ALL IS RIGHT WITH THE WORLD #royalbaby #bestnews pic.twitter.com/Y9DouLFrjV— Julia (@Jufaceyeah) September 4, 2017 “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child” pic.twitter.com/JMPVdRgKkd— Ed Brody (@chiefbrody1984) September 4, 2017 David Schneider shared his thoughts Princess Charlotte will remain fourth in line Even if the baby is a prince he will not move Princess Charlotte down in the order of succession.— Peter Hunt (@BBCPeterHunt) September 4, 2017 Kensington Palace have confirmed there’s a third #royalbaby on the way 👶👑Congrats guys, we’re ready for you 😉https://t.co/HbbLQYEIas pic.twitter.com/pksgmq1vBd— Virgin Trains (@VirginTrains) September 4, 2017 Royal baby boy: Everything we know so farTwitter is abuzz with excitement following the announcement that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child.Kensington Palace said in a statement posted on Twitter: “The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.”The Duchess is less than 12 weeks pregnant and is suffering from severe morning sickness, the palace added.Another royal baby is on the way! Prince William knowing that he’s going to be getting two weeks of paternity leave during the 2018 World Cup. pic.twitter.com/swpocPcsKB— SlashFootball (@slashfootball) September 4, 2017 Me: I dunno I mean the royal family aren’t anything exciting-*announces the arrival of a third royal baby*Me: pic.twitter.com/B08zEuPV1f— Amberkat 😽 (@casualdva) September 4, 2017 William and Kate’s third child will push Prince Harry further down the order of succession — a fact that’s unlikely to trouble him.— Peter Hunt (@BBCPeterHunt) September 4, 2017 Congrats to #AVFC fan Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge – expecting @RoyalFamily #RoyalBaby 3⃣Undoubtedly #PartOfThePride! 🦁 👑 pic.twitter.com/VAn0BznWdM— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) September 4, 2017 TRH are delighted with the news that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child. #RoyalBaby pic.twitter.com/RIQOhkOHlM— Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) September 4, 2017 Will the new baby be an Aston Villa fan? Even when Prince Harry moves to 6th in line to the throne (after the birth of the baby) he’ll still have to get the Queen’s consent to marry— Peter Hunt (@BBCPeterHunt) September 4, 2017 🐉 Daenerys of the House Targaryen, first of her name, Mother of Dragons.🔥 And 500/1 to be the 3rd #royalbaby name> https://t.co/D3MIwvYnJd pic.twitter.com/2SFsouoBvz— Sky Bet (@SkyBet) September 4, 2017 What will the Duke and Duchess call their third child? Here’s the bookies’ favourite. While others weren’t so excited Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.