Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tell Oprah they're having a girl

Marni Dixit
·Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·2-min read

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are having a baby girl. 

The pair shared the news during the two-hour interview, with Harry saying his first reaction was, "amazing, just grateful."

Meghan and Harry sitting down to talk to Oprah
meghan and harry with oprah Photo: CBS

"To have a boy, and a girl, what more could you ask for?"

They also shared their daughter will complete their family after Oprah questioned whether they would have any more children. "We're done!" Harry told the host.

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The pair announced they were expecting their second baby on Valentine's Day with a black and white photo of the pair in the gardens of their Californian mansion.

“We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother," they said in a joint statement. "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.”

Meghan Markle laughing during Oprah interview
Meghan was clearly thrilled after sharing she and Harry are expecting a baby girl. Photo: CBS

In the photo, Harry can be seen resting his hand on Meghan's head as she lies in his lap cradling her bump.

The photo was taken by longtime friend Misan Harriman who shot the photo remotely according to trusted friend and journalist Omid Scobie, who tweeted the news this morning.

The baby will be the pair's second child after welcoming Archie on the 6 May 2019, and it's not yet clear when the bub is due to arrive.

The baby will also be whats commonly referred to as a 'rainbow baby', the first baby after their tragic miscarriage last year.

Oprah in purple interviewing Harry and Meghan
Oprah was very excited for the couple. Photo: CBS

The couple shared their heartbreaking news in July 2020 via an article written by the Duchess of Sussex for the New York Times, writing: “I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second.”

Meghan was praised for the ‘brave’ move she took in penning the essay, with many women who have gone through the same thing claiming it makes them feel ‘less alone’.

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