Beginning the next day, on 20 March, Meghan is known to have gone on her maternity leave, which means that almost a month had passed before the Palace statement arrived.
Issuing a statement via aides on 11 April, the couple have taken the "personal decision" to keep plans surrounding the birth "private", sharing their news "once they have had an opportunity to celebrate privately". Check out the importance of having a birth plan - and knowing when to throw it away and what to do when you don't want your in-laws to visit after you give birth. He revealed to Telegraph journalist Bryony Gordon on her podcast Mad World in 2017, that he had sought counselling when he was in his late twenties, in order to address his grief. If so, she would not be the first royal to do so as Queen Elizabeth II did not give birth to any of her four children there nor did Sarah Ferguson. The legendary TV host appeared on CBS This Morning to promote her new collaboration with Prince Harry and came to Markle's defense for how the Duchess of Sussex is being portrayed.
According to royal protocol, the doctors can not be excluded from the process entirely, and should anything go wrong in the birth they will be present to step in.
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However, a senior, Anne, who declined to give her last name, said that "the doors aren't always locked". Fordham Public Safety is still investigating how Monfries and her friends were able to get inside.
Meghan Markle became one of the newest members of the Royal Family when she married Prince Harry in May 2018. As there's no expectation for the child to have a full-time royal role, he or she is instead expected to carve out their own career. "It did leave a few of us a little baffled".
"She just wants a normal, natural birth and to bond with her baby, without being primped and blow-dried to within an inch of her life just for the pictures", a source told the paper.
In another break from royal tradition an expert claims that the couple could introduce their child to the world over social media.
CNN's royal commentator Victoria Arbiter tweeted: "There is obviously massive global interest in the Sussex Family but this baby will be 7th in line and unlikely to be an HRH". Follow Yahoo Lifestyle on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
It is understood that there will not be a photo call outside a hospital.