People.com Royals Meghan Markle's Not the Only Bump-Cradler! See All the Royals Who Embraced Their Baby Bellies There's a royal baby on board – and their moms can't keep their hands off their growing bumps! See Meghan, Kate, Diana and more bond with their babies By Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit is a Royals Writer/Reporter at PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2016 after graduating from The College of New Jersey and holding previous positions at Seventeen, CBS Radio and more. Follow the proud dog mom on Twitter at @stephpetit_ for the latest on Queen Elizabeth's corgis. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 12, 2018 02:25 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 16 MEGHAN MARKLE Meghan Markle. Jeff Spicer/BFC/Getty Images Since announcing that she was expecting her first child with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle can't keep her hands off her growing baby bump! For a surprise appearance at the British Fashion Awards, where she presented her wedding dress designer Clare Waight Keller with a prestigious honor, the Duchess of Sussex wrapped both hands around her belly. 02 of 16 KATE MIDDLETON Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Kate Middleton gently touched her belly over her green ensemble during a royal engagement while pregnant with her third child, Prince Louis. 03 of 16 PRINCESS DIANA Jayne Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Princess Diana casually drapped her arm over her baby belly on the day she and Prince Charles revealed they were expecting their first child, Prince William, in November 1981. 04 of 16 PRINCESS ANNE Tim Graham/Getty The Queen's only daughter protectively placed her hand on her bump while pregnant with her daughter, Zara, as she attended a wedding weeks before giving birth. 05 of 16 KATE MIDDLETON Chris Jackson/AFP/Getty While pregnant with Prince George, now 5, the royal mom-to-be rested her arm on her growing belly during a visit at the Warner Brother's studio. 06 of 16 MEGHAN MARKLE Samir Hussein/WireImage Even when there was barely a bump, Meghan was comfortable resting her hands near her bundle of joy. She was all smiles as she sweetly cradled her stomach during her visit to Bondi Beach in Sydney. 07 of 16 ZARA TINDALL Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty During her pregnancy with daughter Mia in 2013, Zara Tindall was glowing – both thanks to her baby and bright yellow dress! 08 of 16 PRINCESS SOFIA MICHAEL CAMPANELLA/WireImage Princess Sofia of Sweden placed a hand on her pregnant belly as she arrived at Crown Princess Victoria's 40th birthday celebrations in 2017. About a month later, she and Prince Carl Philip would welcome their second son, Prince Gabriel. 09 of 16 PRINCESS DIANA Anwar Hussein/WireImage Princess Diana chose a maroon coat and matching hat during an outing while she was 7 months pregnant with Prince Harry. 10 of 16 QUEEN MAXIMA Michel Porro/Getty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands rested her hand on her stomach while expecting her first daughter, Princess Catharina-Amalia, in 2003. The heir to the Dutch throne recently celebrated her 15th birthday! 11 of 16 AUTUMN PHILLIPS Queen Elizabeth's grandson, Peter Phillips, and his wife, Autumn, share a romantic kiss as she cradled her stomach in March 2012. Just a couple weeks later, they welcomed their second child, Isla. 12 of 16 MEGHAN MARKLE Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage Meghan was completely in her element as she held her bump during a stroll with Harry on Australia's Fraser Island. 13 of 16 ZARA TINDALL Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty After two miscarriages, Zara was thrilled to welcome a second child, a little girl named Lena. But first, she and her bundle attended the Easter Sunday church service in 2018. 14 of 16 PRINCESS DIANA PA Images/Getty Princess Diana was all smiles during her pregnancy with William as she helped officially open a factory. 15 of 16 KATE MIDDLETON BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Kate placed two protective hands on her stomach while pregnant with Princess Charlotte in 2015. 16 of 16 PRINCESS METTE-MARIT Getty Is baby kicking? Princess Mette-Marit of Norway gentlyy touched her growing stomach while pregnant with Princess Ingrid Alexandra in 2003.