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Old 10-15-2015, 01:06 PM
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Terrific news! I had a feeling that they wouldn't wait very long but I hadn't expected an announcement this soon after Victoria and Daniel. I doubt it'll be a double christening though. After all, there's a quite significant difference in prominence between the two little ones – what with one being child of the future Queen and the other "merely" being a grandchild of the current King (now if it had been CP's child and Madeleine's child, I could easily have imagined a double christening.

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I guess Sofia and Carl Philip felt also the need to give a "spare" to Estelle, as they probably didn't know that Victoria was already expecting.
Or they just wanted to start a family right away? Besides, Estelle didn't need a spare, she's "only" second in line to the throne and already has CP as "her spare".

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Old 10-15-2015, 01:08 PM
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Princess Sofia of Sweden pregnant with first child

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Fast, Not as quick as his sister Madeline lol
Such happy news, the family is expanding
Two royal babies, and two baptisms along with the celebrations for the king
Old 10-15-2015, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Bine221 View Post
Wow, this will be a "baby explosion" in the Swedish RF. Great! Congrats to the Couple!
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This "baby explosion" happened to the other royal families to some extent. If you look at the Spanish or Dutch royals, the young generation is very close in age. This is quite reasonable, Victoria, Madeleine and CP married within a short time of diference between themselves, so the possibilities that more than one couple having a child at the same time (or around the same time) is higher.

This baby is a honeymoon baby, just like Madeleine and Chris. How wonderfull.
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Old 10-15-2015, 03:12 PM
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Great News and congratulations to the happy parents!
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Old 10-15-2015, 03:43 PM
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Congratulations to the couple. Wising Sofia a safe delivery.
Old 10-15-2015, 05:21 PM
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Yay! Congratulations!
Old 10-15-2015, 05:28 PM
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Great news! Congratulations to Carl Philip, Sofia and their families.
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Old 10-15-2015, 06:05 PM
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Congratulations to the couple!
The Swedish royal house may experience decrease in activities next year. Prince Daniel and Prince Carl Philip will have to pick the slack.
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Old 10-15-2015, 06:34 PM
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What joyful news! Open the maternity dressing thread! I completely get the bow on the head at the christening now!
Old 10-15-2015, 07:00 PM
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Congratulations to the happy couple!
Old 10-15-2015, 08:32 PM
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Kudos to all of us who thought she was pregnant and resisted saying so!
And hurrah for this lovely young couple and all their future offspring.
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Old 10-15-2015, 08:55 PM
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lol great comment yes I thought so at their last Swedish visit, all her clothes were baggy or tight up top
Old 10-15-2015, 09:22 PM
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Wonderful news and congratulations to Sofia and Carl Philip.

Hmm, maybe that explains Sofia wearing Victoria's coat. Great time to share the gear.
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Old 10-15-2015, 09:23 PM
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It's wonderful that all the cousins will be so close in age... many happy summers are coming up in a few years!
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Yes, these cousins are sure to play together, especially if they are of the same sex. This is extremely good news for the Swedish Royal family. Grandchildren are coming thick and fast for King Carl Gustav and Queen Silvia.
Old 10-15-2015, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by kathia_sophia View Post
This baby is a honeymoon baby, just like Madeleine and Chris. How wonderfull.
It is wonderful! So pleased for them. A good beginning.

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It's wonderful that all the cousins will be so close in age... many happy summers are coming up in a few years!
I was thinking the same.

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Yes, these cousins are sure to play together, especially if they are of the same sex. This is extremely good news for the Swedish Royal family. Grandchildren are coming thick and fast for King Carl Gustav and Queen Silvia.
Very happy time for the King and Queen, indeed. So very happy for them all!
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Old 10-15-2015, 11:40 PM
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Well, they didn't waste any time!
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Well, they didn't waste any time!

they have 30 and 36 years old and 6-year relationship.
I think they took their time, others were much faster,
Old 10-16-2015, 06:06 AM
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The municipality of Älvdalen is congratulating Sofia and Carl Philip:

Prinsessan Sofia och Prins Carl Philip väntar sitt första barn -

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