Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Announce They Are Having A Baby Girl: "We've Got Our Family"

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Announce They Are Having A Baby Girl: "We've Got Our Family"

Their daughter is due in summer, they said. They also added that they would only have two children and no more.

Image Source: In this handout image provided by Harpo Productions and released on March 5, 2021, Oprah Winfrey interviews Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on A CBS Primetime Special premiering on CBS on March 7, 2021. (Photo by Harpo Productions/Joe Puglies

It's official! Little Archie is going to a big brother. Last month, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry had announced that they are expecting their second child. In their recent sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey, the couple shared that they were expecting a baby girl. "To have a boy then a girl — what more can you ask for?" Harry said.  They also added that wouldn't be having more children after this. "Two is it," they added, according to PEOPLE. As for what Harry felt when he heard the news, he responded: "Grateful, having any child, any one or a two would have been amazing, but to have a boy and then a girl . . . now we've got our family and we've got four of us." They also announced that their daughter is due in the summer.



Meghan and Harry announced the news of their pregnancy in February via a black-and-white photo taken remotely on an iPad by their friend and longtime photographer, Misan Harriman. In the photo, we see a smiling Harry gaze at Meghan lovingly while she cradles her tummy as she rests on his lap. The news arrived several months after the 39-year-old former actress had suffered a miscarriage in July last year. In a New York Times column from November, she said: "Losing a child means carrying an almost unbearable grief, experienced by many but talked about by few."  




Meghan also revealed that life in the royal household took a staggering toll on her mental health to the point where she even contemplated suicide. According to The New York Times, she said: "I was ashamed to have to admit it to Harry. I knew that if I didn’t say it, I would do it. I just didn’t want to be alive anymore." She even sought help from "the institution," who she described as the people running the business of the royal palace, but was turned away because she was told that she was not an employee. 




She also revealed that when she was pregnant with Archie, members of the family told them that they were concerned about how dark the color of their baby's skin would be and that they didn't want their unborn child to be a prince or princess. She did not say who said this nor offered any more details.  Among the other bombshells dropped during the interview was Harry's strained relationship with his father, Prince Charles, who "stopped taking his calls at one point — because 'there’s a lot of hurt that has happened.'" This happened after they announced that they would be stepping away from royal duties. 

"I feel very let down because he's been through something similar. He knows what pain feels like. And Archie is his grandson," Harry said, reports CNN. However, the relationship, though strained, appears to have the father-son duo on talking terms again. "I will always love him," Harry added. "I will continue to make it one of my priorities to try and heal that relationship."




Harry also admitted that he was also financially cut off from his family, but he was able to manage with whatever was left courtesy his mother. He said: "My family literally cut me off financially in the first half of 2020 but I have what my Mum left me and without that we wouldn’t have been able to do this. It’s like she saw it coming and she’s been with us through this whole process."  


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