The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are proud parents to children Archie Harrison and Lilibet Diana – here’s everything Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have said about having a third baby
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently celebrated a major milestone when daughter Lilibet Diana turned one during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
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The Sussexes, who are also parents to three-year-old son Archie, are currently raising their beloved children at their Montecito home in California, which boasts plenty of space for a growing family. Many royal fans will be wondering if the Duke and Duchess will follow in the footsteps of Harry’s older brother Prince William and try for a third baby But what have the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said about having a third baby?
WATCH: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcome their little girl
However, doting dad Harry has previously expressed his desire to help the environment by limiting the number of children he has.
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Back in July 2019, the son of Prince Charles interviewed Dr Jane Goodall for Vogue Magazine and said: “I think, weirdly, because of the people that I’ve met and the places that I’ve been fortunate enough to go to, I’ve always had a connection and a love for nature. I view it differently now, without question. But I’ve always wanted to try and ensure that, even before having a child and hoping to have children…”
The christening of baby Archie Harrison
Jane then replied, laughing: “Not too many!” about the size of his brood.
The Prince assured her: “Two, maximum! But I’ve always thought: this place is borrowed. And, surely, being as intelligent as we all are, or as evolved as we all are supposed to be, we should be able to leave something better behind for the next generation.”
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Meghan and Harry with Archie as a baby
So, if Harry is still of the same view, and if Meghan is on the same page as her husband, we won’t be seeing any more Sussex babies in the future.
Harry’s cousin Zara Tindall also welcomed a baby in 2021, her third child Lucas Philip, and her husband Mike revealed how their family is now complete too.
Lilibet turned one earlier this month (Photography: Misan Harriman)
Speaking on The Good, the Bad and the Rugby podcast after Lucas’ birth, Mike told listeners how he felt after his new son arrived. He revealed: “I literally was like ‘Yep, snip, snip, snip’ I’ve got a boy. I’m out. I’m out of here.”
Harry and Meghan shared news of Lilibet’s arrival on their website, writing: “On June 4th, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili. She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from across the globe. Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”
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