Did Meghan Markle already give birth? Prince Harry's new announcement may be a clue

Danielle Stacey
·Royal Correspondent

The Duke of Sussex is planning on visiting the Netherlands next week, sparking speculation that he could be a father by then — or already is.

Prince Harry, 34, will undertake an official engagement in Amsterdam. He will then travel to The Hague to officially launch the one year countdown to the Invictus Games The Hague 2020.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attends the Virgin London Marathon 2019 on April 28, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attends the Virgin London Marathon 2019 on April 28, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Because of the timing of the trip, from May 8 to 9, royal watchers who are on pins and needles awaiting a birth announcement from Meghan Markle, some on social media are suggesting that Harry is taking off because the new royal baby has secretly already arrived.

However, Buckingham Palace officials tell Yahoo that the duke is planning on going to the Netherlands, but a decision will be made closer to the time because they don’t know when the baby will arrive.

Up until this point, the dad-to-be’s public engagements have been announced last minute. He was added to the Anzac Day service lineup with sister-in-law Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge last week and at the London Marathon on Sunday with very little lead time.

While the Duchess of Sussex’s due date was not formally revealed by Kensington Palace when they made the pregnancy announcement was made in October 2018, Meghan revealed to well-wishers that she is due at the end of April or beginning of May.

Any day now then!

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