Meghan Markle & Prince Harry 'Always Wanted For Archie To Have A Sibling Close In Age,' Insider Reveals
It’s no surprise that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expanding their family, since that was reportedly their plan all along!
“They are absolutely over the moon,” a friend revealed about the couple. “They’ve always imagined their family of four and are so happy to finally be one.”
A source added, “They always wanted for Archie to have a sibling close in age.”
Harry, 36, even admitted he wanted a "maximum" of two kids in 2019.
On February 14, the couple announced they were expecting baby No. 2. "We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child," a spokesperson said at the time.
The duo also shared a black-and-white photo of themselves — which was taken by their longtime friend Misan Harriman — outside. In the snap, the former actress and red-headed royal are laughing, as Meghan shows off her growing baby bump in a white dress.
"Meg, I was there at your wedding to witness this love story begin, and my friend, I am honoured to capture it grow. Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on this joyous news! #remoteshoot #shotonipad #shotbymisan," Harriman wrote on Twitter.
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Last year, Meghan, 39, revealed she suffered a miscarriage. "Something was not right," she wrote in a candid op-ed for The New York Times. "I felt a sharp cramp. I dropped to the floor with him in my arms, humming a lullaby to keep us both calm."
"I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child that I was losing my second," she wrote in the article titled "The Losses We Share."
Meghan and Harry — who moved to California last year after leaving the royal family — have dealt with some bumps in the road, but overall, they were “hopeful they would get pregnant again.”
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PEOPLE reported on Harry and Meghan wanting to give Archie another sibling.