is expecting her first child with her husband.
Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are "very pleased to announce" that they will have their first child together in the fall, according to Buckingham Palace.
has been notified, and both families are "overjoyed."
The couple is said to have started dating in 2018. They got engaged in Italy
in September 2019 and planned to marry in May 2020.
However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic
, it was postponed and will now take place in a private ceremony on July 17, 2020, in Windsor.
This is the couple's first child, but Edoardo Mozzo has a four-year-old son from a previous relationship with Dara Huang.
In March 2021, Princess Beatrice described becoming a stepmother as a "great honor." Speaking on World Book
Day, she said, "My stepson has been home schooling this term, as many children
“Assisting him in engaging with stories is a wonderful journey that will inspire imagination, creativity, independence, and humour.”