Princess Eugenie may reportedly delay the royal baby name announcement

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    The royal family are undoubtedly the most talked-about family in the world, with the Mountbatten-Windsors never failing to make viral news.

    In recent years, the millennial royals have dominated the spotlight – especially with their non-stop wedding and baby news.

    This past year, it has been all about Princess Eugenie, who announced to the world in 2020 that she was expecting her first child with her husband Jack Brooksbank.

    And being a millennial – she did it with an Instagram post.

    Posting two photographs – one of her holding a gorgeous pair of baby bear booties and another of the couple grinning – Eugenie broke the news, captioning the snap: ‘Jack and I are so excited for early 2021’.

    Announcing an official statement, Buckingham Palace confirmed the news.

    ‘Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in early 2021,’ the statement read. ‘The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news.’

    Since the announcement, there has unsurprisingly been speculation around when in ‘early 2021’ we can actually expect the new arrival, with HELLO! revealing that the royal baby is due to in mid-February.

    This week it was also reported that Princess Eugenie may delay the announcement of the royal baby name.

    While millennial royals in recent years have announced the name of the arrival within just days of the announcement, Princess Eugenie may take after her parents.

    Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York took two weeks to announce Princess Beatrice’s name, and even that was short compared to the month that the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh took to announce Prince Charles’ moniker to the world.

    So, while we’re used to finding out royal baby names almost immediately, we might have to wait a little longer for this one.

    We cannot wait to see the new arrival!

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