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Meghan Markle wed Britain’s Prince Harry in May and became pregnant shortly after.  Since that time,  the Duchess of Sussex has found herself at the center of many rumors, including ones speculating that she and the prince are expecting twins! Read below to get answers to five of your most burning questions.

Is Meghan Markle having twins?

Rumors surfaced that the Duchess of Sussex is pregnant with twins after an “inside source” reportedly placed a bet on betting site, Paddy Power.


It all started when an Irish betting company, Paddy Power, announced they would no longer take bets on the odds of the former Meghan Markle and Prince Harry having two children next spring.

Paddy Power said there had been a sudden, unusual surge of bets on the royal couple having twins. This could possibly mean that someone betting might have insider knowledge about the duchess’s pregnancy. (Source)

Meanwhile, Kensington Palace’s announcement about the royal baby stated “a baby”, which would indicate that Meghan and Prince Harry are expecting one child. “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019.”

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the Endeavour Fund awards at Drapers’ Hall on February 7, 2019 in London, England.

When is Meghan’s due date?

Meghan recently revealed that she’s six months pregnant and due at the end of April or early May. Reporter Carolyn Durand recently said via Twitter: “Meghan was asked about ‘s due date today and said she’s 6 months pregnant, due end of April beginning of May.”

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during a visit to The National Theatre on January 30, 2019 in London, England.

Is Meghan having a boy or a girl?

The gender of Meghan’s unborn baby remains unknown. News of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s desire to keep the gender of the child a secret spread earlier this month.

How did Meghan meet Prince Harry?

Violet von Westenholz had much to do with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s union. The PR director for Ralph Lauren knew Harry well enough for him to share his relationship woes. Prince Harry was reportedly having difficulty with finding someone to date, which is what led von Westenholz to suggest her friend, Meghan Markle.

“It was definitely a set-up,” Meghan revealed during an interview. “It was a blind date,” Markle added. “I didn’t know much about him and so the only thing I had asked her when she said she wanted to set us up was, I had one question, I said ‘Was he nice?'”

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex prepares food parcels to go in the charity outreach van at One25 and watched by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.

Have Meghan and the prince set up their nursery?

Renovations for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s new home in Windsor is well underway. The nursery is definitely at the forefront of decorations, according to Royal reporter Katie Nicholl. “The nursery itself is going to be very modern,” Nicholl shares with the media. “Don’t expect to see any baby pink or baby blue,” the Royal reporter admonished. “Apparently, it’s going to be a monochrome palette—whites and grays, I’m told, will be the color theme for baby Sussex’s nursery.”

Will Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have a babysitter? What will they name their first child?

Originally posted on January 28th and Updated February 7th.



Sarie is a writer and editor for BCK's Los Angeles division. She also shares stories on Medium that are meant to encourage thought and discussion. You can catch her outside enjoying nature and classical literature. Pop culture is pretty fun, too!

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