have confirmed the duchess is
and Kate's close friend Jessica Hay is spilling all the details on their
joy in the new issue of
Life & Style
, on stands now.
“They cried with joy when they found out she was pregnant,” Jessica shares with Life & Style . “Catherine’s been steadily putting weight on since April this year and hasn’t been drinking for a good few months - they’ve been preparing all summer. It was decided that they’d try at the tail-end of the royal tour in September, and that’s when it happened!”
Thanks to her healthy diligence, Kate’s blossoming more and more each day. “The difference in Catherine is already tremendous,” continues Jessica, who attended the exclusive Marlborough school with Kate at the age of 14, was a guest at the couple’s wedding reception in 2011 and first revealed the pregnancy news to Life & Style in late November. “Her face is already fuller. She really is glowing.”
While Jessica tells
Life & Style
Kate is already “seven to eight weeks along,” an insider confirms to the mag, “She’s due in July, which is a month full of significance for William,” further explaining, “His mother, Diana, was born on July 1, and his parents got married on July 29.”
For more, pick up this week’s issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now!