Jan 21, 2018
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant.
Ms. Ardern said she and her partner, Clarke Gayford, were expecting their child in June, after which she planned to take a six-week break.
“And we thought 2017 was a big year!” she wrote on Instagram.
Ms. Ardern, 37, is now set to be the second elected world leader to give birth while in office – and the first to do so in almost 30 years.
In 1990, Benazir Bhutto gave birth to a daughter while serving as Pakistan’s prime minister – in what was reported to be a first for an elected leader, rather than royal families,