Carrie Johnson and Prime Minister Boris Johnson are expecting a second child together

Carrie Johnson has posted on Instagram that she and Prime Minister Boris Johnson are expecting a second child together.

The Prime Minister’s wife Carrie has said she feels “incredibly blessed to be pregnant again” after revealing on Instagram that she suffered a miscarriage at the start of the year.

In her social media post, Ms Johnson wrote: “Hoping for our rainbow baby this Christmas.

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“At the beginning of the year, I had a miscarriage which left me heartbroken.

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“I feel incredibly blessed to be pregnant again but I’ve also felt like a bag of nerves.”

Carrie Johnson added: “Fertility issues can be really hard for many people, particularly when on platforms like Instagram it can look like everything is only ever going well.

“I found it a real comfort to hear from people who had also experienced loss so I hope that in some very small way sharing this might help others too.”