It was supposed to be a day of celebrations for Princess Eugenie, Jack Brooksbank and their son, August, but unfortunately, their christening plans for their son were scrapped after a COVID-19 scare, The Mirror reported.
"One guest tested positive or was pinged for COVID contact and therefore no one else was able to gather," a source told The Sun. "As a result, they called off the service and reception party afterwards at Royal Lodge, Prince Andrew's home. The Queen and Eugenie's parents Fergie and Prince Andrew had all been due to attend."
The special event was supposed to be held at the Royal Chapel of All Saints, and 30 people were reportedly invited.
In addition to Eugenie's parents, her sister, Princess Beatrice — who is pregnant with baby No. 1 — was also supposed to attend the affair alongside her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.
"We wanted to introduce you to August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.. 💙💙💙," Eugenie wrote on social media after giving birth to her new tot. "Thank you for so many wonderful messages. Our hearts are full of love for this little human, words can't express. We are excited to be able to share these photos with you.📸 By our wonderful midwife. Thank you to the wonderful essential workers including our midwife who came to discharge our boy."
Instead of holding the big event, Eugenie, 31, took to Instagram to show off her tot — who was born in February — in his soccer pajamas in honor of the Euro 2020 soccer match, which is being held on Sunday, July 11.
Ever since Eugenie became a mother, she has posted plenty of family photos on Instagram. On June 20, she praised her husband, writing, "Happy Father's Day to you my love.. you are the ultimate father to our boy!! 😘."
"I'm so excited to be August's mum and as you can see I'm enjoying my first Mother’s Day. I'm also celebrating my beautiful Mumma with this picture of us from March 1990. You’ve taught me so much. Happy Mother’s Day to all 💐," the princess wrote in March.