Lara and Eric Trump are expecting first child in September

N.C. native Lara Trump is looking forward to their son being the latest addition to the family

Eamon Queeney—North State Journal
Lara Yunaska Trump speaks to North State Journal reporters in an interview at Trump National Golf Club Charlotte in Mooresville

NEW YORK — N.C. native and Trump daughter-in-law Lara Trump is expecting her first child with husband Eric Trump, the 33-year-old middle son of U.S. President Donald Trump. On Monday Eric announced that his wife was expecting to deliver in September.”We are adding a boy to #TeamTrump,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “It’s been an amazing year. We are blessed!”Eric Trump and his wife, formerly Lara Yunaska, married in November 2014 at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida after dating for six years. Lara grew up in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. and graduated from N.C. State University with a degree in textile design. She moved to New York after graduation, where she met Eric Trump.The couple were frequent visitors to the Old North State during the campaign where they talked to tailgaters at N.C. State football games, joined a bus tour of the state and met with small business owners.The baby boy, the president’s ninth grandchild, is due in September. The couple told People they were still deciding on a name for their son.”We really loved the name Charlie, but we’d already named our dog that, so it’s out,” Eric Trump said.Eric is the third child born to Donald Trump and his first wife, the former model Ivana Trump. A resident of New York City, Eric serves as a trustee of the Trump Organization along with his brother, Donald Trump Jr. The president congratulated his son and daughter-in-law on the pregnancy following the announcement.”Congratulations Eric & Lara. Very proud and happy for the two of you!,” he wrote on Twitter.