Meghan Markle is due to give birth to her first child this spring, according to Kensington Palace. And, while we don’t know the exact date when she and Prince Harry will be welcoming a new baby into their home, there’s a lot we do know about Meghan’s pregnancy.
Will the baby have a royal title? Where will the baby be in line to the throne? And where will the family-of-three live once Meghan has given birth? Here’s everything we know so far.
When Did She Announce Her Pregnancy?
Kensington Palace revealed the news that Meghan was expecting her first child with Prince Harry on 15 October 2018. At the time, the pair were in Sydney on their first royal tour, and shared that they were “very pleased” to be starting a family.
According to the BBC, the Queen and other royals were told about the news at Princess Eugenie’s wedding.
When Is Meghan’s Due Date?
When Meghan’s pregnancy was announced, Kensington Palace said her due date was the “spring of 2019” – officially anywhere between the 20 March and 21 June.
However, there are rumours Meghan’s due date is in April. After a royal event in March, Meghan reportedly told a fan she was six months pregnant and due at the end of April/beginning of May, according to the Express.
Do We Know The Gender Of The Baby?
Officially, no. Meghan reportedly said she didn’t know what the sex of her baby was to a young fan at the Endeavour Fund Awards. When asked the question by nine-year-old Kitty, the Duchess said: “We don’t know whether it’s a boy or girl, we are keeping it as a surprise.”
But of course, that hasn’t stopped fans guessing. And after decorations including armfuls of blush roses and a candy floss machine, were reportedly delivered to the New York hotel where the Duchess of Sussex had her baby shower, some fans think she is having a girl.
Is Meghan Having Twins?
Rumours that Meghan Markle is expecting twins comes from speculation over the size of her bump – which some...