Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced in February 2021 that they are expecting their second child. The news came just a few months after Meghan Markle wrote a heartfelt essay about her miscarriage, which happened after they welcomed Archie in 2019.
Now, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are looking forward to welcoming their daughter – and Meghan is reportedly planning a home birth.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were overjoyed when they welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison, back in May 2019. The Duke and Duchess had married just a year earlier, and were itching to start a family straight away. After moving to the United States last year, Meghan became pregnant again. But as she wrote in a New York Times essay, she went through a miscarriage.
“After changing his diaper, I felt a sharp cramp,” Meghan Markle wrote. “I dropped to the floor with him in my arms … I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second” Meghan later detailed her time in hospital with her husband, as well as how much the words “Are you okay?” could hurt. can affect a person.
Royal Family: Meghan Markle And Harry Plan To Deliver Their Second Child At Home
This essay, published in November 2020, came less than three months before the most exciting news: Harry and Meghan Markle were once again expecting. The couple announced it with an adorable photo, although neither revealed how far along Meghan Markle is or when she was born. Then, during an interview with Oprah Winfrey in March, they revealed they were having a baby girl.
According to Insider, Markle is giving birth differently to the first. Markle gave birth to Archie in a London hospital, but this time the Duchess will reportedly go with a home birth. “She has a beautiful home in California, it’s a beautiful setting to give birth to her baby girl,” a source close to the Duchess revealed. Meghan and Harry were also reportedly planning to have a home birth with Archie, but on the advice of doctors, Archie had to give birth in a hospital instead.
Harry and Meghan Markle haven’t specified the date of the baby’s birth, but Harry told Oprah Winfrey that it was “amazing” to find out they were having a girl. “What more can you ask for?” He added.