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Meghan Markle due date confirmed: Royal baby could arrive on Prince Philip birthday

Meghan Markle baby: Experts say they're on 'high alert'

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Meghan Markle, 39, and Prince Harry’s second child is due to arrive this Thursday, on what would have been Prince Philip’s 100th birthday, a royal insider has claimed. While Meghan’s due date has not been confirmed by the Sussexes themselves, the couple did reveal their baby girl was due in early summer.

According to a source, the couple are considering naming their royal baby after the late Duke of Edinburgh.

They insider the Sun on Saturday: “The baby is due on Philip’s birthday and it would be so special if she came then.

“That, and naming her Pip, would be a lovely way to pay tribute to Philip.”

They added: “Harry has been discussing the due date and possible names with his close pals and they’re talking about it quite openly now it’s getting close.’

Harry is also reportedly considering naming his daughter after his late mother Princess Diana

According to the bookies, Dianna is currently the favourite baby name with 4-1 odds.

While the source said the names Lily and Pip “aren’t exactly traditional royal names”, Meghan and Harry have not taken the traditional route as a royal couple.

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