MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their second child together, as per a statement provided to the public.
The newest addition will join baby Archie and the family in their California home, though the exact date of its birth is unknown.
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Will Meghan and Harry’s second baby be born in the US?
It is unclear where or when Meghan and Prince Harry’s baby will be born.
The couple announced the pregnancy on February 14 with a gorgeous black and white photo of Meghan lying on Prince Harry’s leg in an outdoor park.
They also released a statement saying: “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.”
The pregnancy photo was taken by the couple’s longtime friend and photographer Misan Harriman.
Meghan appears to be far along into her pregnancy, keeping the news under wraps as her, Harry, and baby Archie have been social distancing in their Santa Barbara, California home.
What nationality will Meghan and Harry’s second baby be?
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s baby will be of dual nationality — British and American.
The duchess gave birth to baby Archie at the Portland Hospital in London back in May of 2019.
The couple kept the birth of Archie very private and chose not pose for pictures with him immediately after his arrival; his christening was also a private affair.
When they introduced Archie to the world two days after his birth, the parents gushed over his arrival.
Meghan said at the time: “It’s magic, it’s pretty amazing. I have the two best guys in the world so I’m really happy.”
She added: “He has the sweetest temperament, he’s really calm.”
It is unclear if Meghan and Prince Harry will give their second baby a royal title as they opted out for baby Archie.
Meghan and Harry’s second baby will be eighth in line for the throne behind Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Prince Harry, and baby Archie.
When will the royal couple’s second baby be born?
It is unclear when Meghan and Harry’s baby will be born.
The sex of the baby is also unknown.
The news of the duchess’ pregnancy comes after she confessed in a personal essay for the New York Times that she had suffered a miscarriage last July.
Meghan explained in the essay that she felt a “sharp cramp” after changing baby Archie’s diaper.
She wrote: “I dropped to the floor with him in my arms, humming a lullaby to keep us both calm, the cheerful tune a stark contrast to my sense that something was not right.”
Adding: “I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second.”
Meghan was then rushed to the hospital, as Prince Harry stood beside her trying to provide comfort.
She described how they “carried an unbearable grief” through the loss and penned in the essay how common it was to experience a miscarriage.
Meghan penned: “In the pain of our loss, my husband and I discovered that in a room of 100 women, 10 to 20 of them will have suffered from miscarriage.
Adding: “Yet despite the staggering commonality of this pain, the conversation remains taboo, riddled with (unwarranted) shame, and perpetuating a cycle of solitary mourning.”