Pregnant Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip make a glitzy appearance at Swedish gala

Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip made a glitzy appearance as the parents-to-be enjoyed a date night at the Swedish Sports gala, which honours the country's top athletes. Posing hand in hand outside the Monday night (Jan. 25) event, all eyes were on the handsome pair, who will welcome their first child in April.

Sofia, 31, was impeccably dressed in a long-sleeved midnight-blue gown that fell to the floor, her baby bump accentuated by a belt. Her 36-year-old husband, meanwhile, was handsome in a black tuxedo and bow tie.


Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip made a glamorous appearance at the sports gala.

The gala was attended by some of Sweden's top sports stars, including swimmer Emma Igelstrom and boxer Mikaela Lauren, who were both honoured at the event. But it was the royal couple who stole the show.

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News of the couple's pregnancy was revealed in October, four months after their beautiful summer wedding. In a statement shared on Facebook, Sofia and Carl Philip wrote, "We are so happy and excited to announce that we are expecting our first child. We are very much looking forward to it."

Princess Sofia is due to welcome her first baby in April.

The prince has revealed that they have sought advice from his sisters, Crown Princess Victoria, who is expecting her second baby in March, and mother of two Princess Madeleine. "We've talked, but I'm not going to tell you what they told me!" he joked with reporters last year.

The couple have decided not to find out the sex of their baby, but they were recently spotted preparing for their little prince or princess, who will be fifth in line to the Swedish throne. Sofia and Carl Philip were seen shopping together in Skane County earlier this month, looking at a variety of strollers, and even stopping to pose for a photo with a fan.

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