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Meghan Markle Hinted At Her Due Date On Christmas Day

Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child together.

Meghan Markle spoke about her pregnancy with a delighted fan on Christmas day, as the royal family stepped out for church services together in Sandringham, England. 

“She said, ‘We are excited. We’re nearly there,’” royal fan Karen Anvil told E! News in a report published Wednesday. “I said, ‘Enjoy every moment, being a mother is a wonderful thing.’”

Anvil added that the Duchess of Sussex was “so genuine.” 

“She was doing her duty as a royal with the crowds, shaking hands, etc.,” she said. “But when I asked her about the baby, she changed totally. She was glowing and instinctively went for her stomach. It was lovely.”

 Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, attend Christmas day churc
 Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, attend Christmas day church service on Dec. 25,. 

Kensington Palace announced in October that Prince Harry and the duchess would welcome their first child in spring 2019. The palace typically does not give out information on the exact due date. 

Queen Elizabeth addressed the joys of adding yet another great-grandchild ― who will be seventh in line to the throne ― to her growing brood in her annual Christmas address.  

“It’s been a busy year for my family, with two weddings and two babies — and another child expected soon. It helps to keep a grandmother well occupied,” the Queen said. 

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have a long list of names to choose from for their newborn child.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have a long list of names to choose from for their newborn child.

“I suspect that Meghan and Harry certainly will include some nod in at least one of the names to the royal family and tradition. But they have more latitude, and I would not be shocked at all if they honor Meghan’s side of the family as well as Harry’s,” Chernock said.  

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