connectVideoMeghan Markle and Prince Harry expecting first child
The royal family is constantly growing and now, so is Meghan Markle the cute baby bump. The Duchess of Sussex is ready for the final stretch of her pregnancy and her first child of Prince Harry in the spring.
Kensington Palace was excited to announce the upcoming new addition to the British family, said in October that the couple was very click on” share the news.
“The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased with the pair and were able to congratulate them … on the wedding in person,” the palace said in a statement.
Read on for a look at everything you need to know about the Duchess of Sussex’s pregnancy.
When is the baby due?
While speaking to fans during a walk around Birkenhead, England, in January, Markle revealed to a stranger that she was due in at the end of April, but they would not be a exact date, HELLO! Magazine reported.
“We asked her how her pregnancy went and she said that she was six months and she patted her belly,” local Carla Gandy told the People.
It is possible the newborn baby and his or her cousin Prince Louis could share the same birth month. Prince Louis was born on 23 April — St. George’s Day, the national holiday of Saint george, the patron saint.
Boy or girl?
A young girl in Birkenhead asked Markle in January as she was expecting a boy or a girl. Of course, Markle grinned and said that she wants it to be a surprise.
“Meghan said that” there are strong opinions about [the sex of the baby], but it is a 50/50 split!'” well-wisher Jean Elliott told People.
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However, Prince Harry is apparently admitted in the past that he hopes his first child is a girl.
“I hope it’s a girl!” a woman in the crowd called out during an event for the Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia back in October.
Chuckling, Prince Harry replied: “me too!”
Many British tabloids have questioned whether Markle twins. Now, there is no reason to think that that is the case. But if they are twins, that would be extremely rare for the royal family.
The last time that the royal family was a witness of the birth of the twins was in October 1430, according to Elle Magazine.
How is Markle health?
The former “Suits” star, 37, underwent a 12-week-scan in the beginning of October and was in good health, according to several reports.
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Where will the delivery take place?
The palace has not yet released any official information about Markle delivery of the plans yet, but it is likely that they will give birth at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, England — in the royal family to follow in the footsteps.
Prince Harry, his older brother Prince William and William’s children with his wife Kate Middleton (Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis) were all born in the hospital’s private Lindo Wing.
Usually, the hospital started setting up no signs outside the hospital weeks before the expected due date.
Anything else I should know?
When the baby will be born seventh in line for the British throne — a step behind his 34-year-old father, Prince Harry, who is the sixth in the row.
The newborn baby’s uncle, 58-year-old Prince Andrew will be bumped down to the eighth slot. His daughters, 30-year-old Princess Beatrice, and a 28-year-old Princess Eugenie, would be ninth and tenth, respectively.
Fox News’ Zoe Szathmary contributed to this report.