Boris Johnson says he and Carrie are 'in very good shape' following miscarriage

Boris Johnson has said he and his wife Carrie are both "in very good shape" following a miscarriage earlier this year.

Asked how they're keeping after Carrie revealed a miscarriage she suffered at the start of the year, the PM said: "Well, all in very good shape. Thank you very much for your good wishes - much appreciated."

Mr Johnson's wife Carrie confirmed the couple are expecting their second child together in an Instagram post on Saturday.

The baby - the younger sibling of their first child Wilfred - is due to be arrive “this Christmas”, according to Ms Johnson's Instagram post.

Carrie Johnson revealed she and the prime minister are expecting another baby in an Instagram post on Saturday. Credit: PA

The 33-year-old mother said she felt "incredibly blessed" to be pregnant again but was feeling a "bag of nerves" following the miscarriage.

Ms Symonds, who married the PM at Westminster Cathedral in May this year, wrote: "At the beginning of the year, I had a miscarriage which left me heartbroken. "I feel incredibly blessed to be pregnant again but I've also felt like a bag of nerves.

Carrie took baby Wilfred, born in April 2020, to meet Jill Biden during this year's G7 summit in Cornwall. Credit: Number 10

"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."