Harry and Meghan to keep birth of their baby private

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Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's baby will be the first bi-racial royal child since perhaps Queen Charlotte's children in the 1800s and could also be the first female duke.

The birth announcement of baby Sussex is already shaping up to be very different from past royal children, but there is one tradition Prince Harry and Meghan will likely uphold.

Harry, 34, and Meghan, 37, have decided they will share the news once "they have an opportunity to celebrate privately as a new family".

First and foremost, the couple will not be immediately announcing the birth of their child.

Meghan Markle's work ethics offend her staff.

While there is global interest in Harry and Meghan, their child will only be seventh in line to the throne.

Larcombe adds that "there's only so much control you can have over the British media", and that keeping details around the birth private will lead to speculation and inaccuracies.

According to reports earlier this year, Meghan was considering delivering at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, near the couple's new home at Frogmore Cottage.

They said in their statement they were grateful for the goodwill messages they had received from around the world.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have opted to do a family photo shoot on the grounds of Windsor Castle. For starters, the parents-to-be will not be announcing the birth of their baby.

While the tradition exists in order to give crowds a glimpse at the latest member of the royal family, it isn't exactly a custom that spans centuries.

This is as sure a sign as we've seen that Markle won't be standing outside a hospital for a photo call mere hours after giving birth, like her sister-in-law Kate Middleton.

Harry and Meghan now live on the grounds of Kensington Palace in London, the residence of William and Kate.

The very first post they shared announced that they meant to use their account in order to share important announcements and to raise awareness of their favorite causes and charities.

There have also been numerous bets on what name the child will be given, with Diana the top pick (4/1) followed by Victoria (8/1) and Alice (10/1).

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