Days later, the Duke of Cambridge opened up about the news while speaking at a press conference on mental health in Oxford.
Royals also tend to go for English names that have a royal history and Alice is no different, Queen Victoria's second daughter was called Alice as was Prince Philip's mother (Prince Williams' great-grandmother).
When he was congratulated by chairman of Oxfordshire County Council Zoe Patrick, he replied: 'Thank you, it's very good news'.
He said: "We need Catherine to get over this first bit and then we can start celebrating". As reported by US Weekly, Kate can count on the support of her sister Pippa, who would, it seems, visiting him "regularly " at Kensington palace.
Britain's Prince William and wife Kate are expecting their third child, their office announced, after the Duchess of Cambridge was forced to cancel an engagement due to severe morning sickness. People were expecting Prince Harry to be salty about the pregnancy.
William's brother, Prince Harry, was quick to give his two cents on the exciting news - even jumping ahead of the new parents!