Princess Astrid of Belgium hasnít carried out a single official engagement since the 20th of February. Now the Belgian Royal Palace has confirmed the Princess is suffering from severe sleep problems and is taking some mandatory rest now.
This year Princess Astrid of Belgium has only undertaken six official engagements. This is not normal for the sister of King Philippe who likes to support her brother by, for example, leading the economic missions abroad. The Belgian newspaper Sudpresse revealed that the Princess is suffering from sleep problems.
This afternoon the Belgian Royal Palace confirmed that the Princess is indeed having severe sleep problems and that the doctor has prescribed her to rest as much as possible. The Palace stressed that the sleep problems are not something new for Princess Astrid. She has been known to have a lot of trouble to sleep for over 10 to 15 years.