Published: Tue, October 16, 2018
Hi-Tech | By Grace Becker

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace announced on Monday, October, that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019.

They are still expected to visit Fiji and Tonga despite a notice advising pregnant women to stay away because of the Zika virus.

According to The Telegraph, unlike the children of Kate Middleton and Prince William, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex AKA Meghan and Harry's baby will not be a prince or a princess unless the Queen steps in.

Harry and Meghan had just touched touched down in Australia for their first overseas tour as a married couple when the news broke.

Hundreds of well-wishers gathered with umbrellas outside the airport and Admiralty House in the hope of catching a glimpse of Harry and Meghan. See the adorable Aussie baby gifts they received to commemorate the happy announcement.

The couple's visit to Australia coincides with the Invictus Games, which start in Sydney on Saturday.

They married in a glittering ceremony in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in May.

Markle's mother Doria Ragland also released a statement through Kensington Palace on Monday to say she is "very happy" about her daughter's expectancy. With Meghan's darker features mixed with Harry's lighter ones, Joe predicts that a baby girl would have dark hair and brown eyes, while a boy would have lighter brown hair and blue eyes.

Tonight the Royal couple will attend a reception at Admiralty House where they will meet charity and business leaders.

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In recent weeks Markle has sparked pregnancy rumors, especially after she donned a loosely-fitted Givenchy coat to Princess Eugenie's wedding to Jack Brookshank last Friday.

Several of the representatives congratulated the couple on their baby news.

Daphne Dunne is reunited with Prince Harry - this time, with his wife.

The Palace Twitter handle shared a message stating that the couple are "pleased" to announce they are turning parents soon.

The baby will be seventh in the line of succession, bumping Harry's uncle, the Duke of York, into eighth place.

The BBC's royal correspondent said scrutiny will only intensify with the announcement Meghan is expecting.

Meghan wowed schoolgirl sisters Hannah and Francesca Francis, 12 and 10, who said they were "super excited" to meet the couple.

But Harry was also a great source of entertainment, as he came out with cheeky one-liners throughout the day.

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