Royal Baby on the Way! See Every Photo of Meghan Markle Cradling Her Baby Bump

The Duchess of Sussex is clearly excited to be a mom in the making – and she can't help but cradle her bundle every chance she gets!

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March 19


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made a surprise appearance at the New Zealand House in London to sign a book of condolences for the victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch. Meghan wrote: "Our deepest condolences. We are with you."

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March 17

EXCLUSIVE: ** Worldwide - No UK Permitted **The Christening Of The Queen's Great-Granddaughter Lena Tindall
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About a month before Meghan and Prince Harry welcome their own child, Harry had another role to fulfill: that of godfather to cousin Zara Tindall's daughter Lena! The pair stayed close at the baby's christening.

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March 11

The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Attend A Commonwealth Day Youth Event At Canada House
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The Duchess of Sussex joined her husband to meet with a group of Canadians to mark Commonwealth Day. She opted for a green coat with black floral embellishments by Erdem (headed by a Canadian fashion designer!).

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March 11

Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey, London, UK - 11 Mar 2019
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock

The parents-to-be pulled double duty for Commonwealth Day, later heading to the service at Westminster Abbey with fellow members of the royal family. For the ceremony, Meghan changed into a cream coat over a cream print dress with a matching pillbox hat.

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March 8

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Meghan celebrated International Women's Day in a big way – by joining a panel discussion hosted by King's College London alongside the likes of musician and activist Annie Lennox, model and activist Adwoa Aboah and former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard.

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March 6

Duke of Sussex at WE Day UK
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The royal mom-to-be made a surprise appearance after Prince Harry "dragged" her onstage at WE Day – and she wore her "mummy" necklace!

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March 5

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The Duchess of Sussex told fellow attendees at a Buckingham Palace reception about her pregnancy, "We're nearly there!"

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Feb. 25

The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit Morocco
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Meghan showed off her pregnancy glow while touring a market in Morocco.

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Feb. 25

Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex visit to Morocco - 25 Feb 2019
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For their final day in Morocco, the parents-to-be dazzled in elegant evening wear for a visit with Mohammed VI, the King of Morocco.

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Feb. 24

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The Duchess of Sussex's Morocco trip included meeting women at a boarding house for girls that encourages education.

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Feb. 24

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The royal mom-to-be looked regal in a bespoke dress by Dior featuring draped sleeves for a reception hosted by the British Ambassador to Morocco, Thomas Reilly, and his wife at the British Residence in Rabat.

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Feb. 23

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Meghan and Prince arrived hand-in-hand for their three-day tour of Morocco.

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Feb. 19

Meghan Markle, The Duchess Of Sussex, Steps Out Showing Her Baby Bump While Leaving Her Hotel In New York City Where Preparations Are Been Set Up For Her Baby Shower
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Meghan took her baby bump cradling overseas, keeping her hand near her stomach as she headed out in New York City, where she'll be celebrating her pregnancy with a baby shower alongside her closest friends.

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Feb. 12

The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Attend A Gala Performance Of "The Wider Earth"
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Meghan and Prince Harry attended a special performance at the Natural History Museum in London of Wider Earth, where the royal mom-to-be cradled her bump over her white turtleneck dress by Calvin Klein.

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Feb. 7


She glowed while presenting at the Endeavour Fund Awards, which honors service members who have used athletics or adventure to challenge themselves as part of their recovery and rehabilitation.

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Feb. 1


Stepping out for her third day in a row of engagements, the Duchess of Sussex cradled her baby bump alongside Prince Harry as they learned about the history of the Old Vic theatre during their day in Bristol.

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Jan. 31

Meghan Duchess of Sussex visit to the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London, UK - 31 Jan 2019

Meghan bundled up her belly for a chilly visit to the City University in London to meet with students and academics from the Association of Commonwealth Universities network.

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Jan. 30

The Duchess Of Sussex Visits The National Theatre
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The former Suits star returned to her acting roots during a visit to the National Theatre in London, one of her initial four royal patronages. She wore a monochrome blazer and dress by Brandon Maxwell for the engagement.

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Jan. 16

Cirque du Soleil's 'Totem' 10th anniversary premiere, London, UK - 16 Jan 2019
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The royal mom-to-be showed off her growing belly in a sparkly navy gown for a performance of the Cirque du Soleil show Totem with Prince Harry, benefitting his charity Sentebale.

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Jan. 16

Meghan Duchess of Sussex visit to 'Mayhew' animal welfare charity, London, UK - 16 Jan 2019
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Before her fancy date night, Meghan proved that she's preparing to bring another animal lover into the world! She rocked a knit dress from H&M for her visit to animal charity Mayhew.

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Jan. 14


The Duchess of Sussex dressed up her bump in a bright purple dress under a red coat for her visit to the town of Birkenhead with Prince Harry.

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Jan. 10

Duchess Of Sussex Announces Four Royal Patronages
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The mom-to-be kept a hand close to her belly as she helped style unemployed women for job interviews at Smart Works, one of the four patronages she will back as a royal.

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Dec. 25

Christmas Day church service, Sandringham, Norfolk, UK - 25 Dec 2018
Meghan Markle wearing Awon Golding, Christmas 2018. Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock

Meghan bundled up in a Victoria Beckham coat for the royal family's annual church outing for Christmas Day, but she wore it unbuttoned, allowing a peek at her growing bump.

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Dec. 18

The Duchess Of Sussex Visits Brinsworth House
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The Duchess of Sussex joked that she was feeling "very pregnant" (and "very good!") during her last public engagement before Christmas: a visit to the Brinsworth House, a nursing and care home for British entertainers run by the Royal Variety Charity.

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Dec. 10

The Fashion Awards 2018 In Partnership With Swarovski - Show
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The royal made an unannounced appearance at the British Fashion Awards at Royal Albert Hall for a special reason: to honor her wedding dress designer – Clare Waight Keller, artistic director of Givenchy – with the British Womenswear Designer of the Year award.

The Duchess of Sussex was all smiles as she cradled her baby bump over her one-shoulder Givenchy black dress.

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Nov. 21

The Duchess Of Sussex Visits The Hubb Community Kitchen
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Meghan put on an apron (and rubbed her belly over it!), rolled up her sleeves and helped cook some vegetables and rice at the Hubb Community Kitchen. She then helped the women pack 300 meals for the local community.

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Nov. 19

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Stepping out with Prince Harry at the Royal Variety Performance in London — on the pair's six-month wedding anniversary — Meghan showed off her pregnancy glow and cradled her baby throughout the course of the evening, including her meeting with the group Take That.

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Nov. 11

National Service to mark the Centenary of the Armistice, Westminster Abbey, London, UK - 11 Nov 2018
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The royal parents-to-be held hands as they honored the Centenary of the Armistice at Westminster Abbey. The peplum and belt details of her ensemble accentuated her bump.

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Oct. 30

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Harry proved himself to be an amazing Instagram husband, snapping a photo of his wife during the last stop on the tour, a visit to the Redwoods Treewalk Rotorua. In the impressive shot, Meghan cradles her baby bump as she stands among the massive 117-year-old Redwood trees. Photo credit is given to the "Duke of Sussex" on the Kensington Palace Instagram page, making it clear who was behind the camera.

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Oct. 30


The royal parents-to-be were all smiles during their visit to Pillars, an organization in New Zealand to help children in a parent in prison.

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Oct. 30

The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit New Zealand - Day 3
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Meghan continued to keep a hand on her bump as she and Harry met members of the public gathered in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Oct. 29

Royal tour of New Zealand - Day Two
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Meghan kept both hands near her belly as she and Harry toured Courtenay Creative, training facility for creative industries that provides young people with programs to excel in film and related careers, in New Zealand.

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Oct. 23

Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex tour of Fiji - 23 Oct 2018

Meghan rocked her first evening gown of the royal tour at a state dinner in Fiji. Meghan changed into the light blue Ginkgo cape dress by Safiyaa that showed off her bump.

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Oct. 22

The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit Australia - Day 7
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Prince Harry and Meghan took a romantic stroll along the picturesque Kingfisher Bay Jetty at Fraser Island in Australia during their royal tour. The mom-to-be kept a hand gently placed on her stomach as a reminder of their new addition.

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Oct. 19

The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit Australia - Day 4
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Meghan Markle, who is expecting her first child in the spring, was completely in her element as she sweetly cradled her baby bump at Australia's famous Bondi Beach.

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