Meghan won't let her kid follow this royal rule

While Meghan Markle has to adhere to a royal protocol now she is Duchess of Sussex, the former actress has already been known to buck tradition from time to time.

And as she prepares to welcome her first child with husband Prince Harry in Spring 2019, there is reportedly some royal rules she doesn’t want imposed on her son or daughter.

According to Heat magazine, the 37-year-old’s determination to “break with tradition” and “reflect the modern woman” will play a huge part in how she raises her family.

There is reportedly some royal rules Meghan Markle won’t impose on her son or daughter. Photo: Getty

“She’s determined her child won’t be paraded around in little shorts like Prince George,” an insider tell the publication.

Indeed, Kate Middleton has chosen to follow tradition by mainly dressing Prince George in shorts – but it turns out that there isn’t actually a written rule against royal children wearing trousers or dungarees.

According to etiquette expert William Hansom, the dress code harks back to the historic notion that “shorts are for little boys, trousers are for men.”

It’s claimed the Duchess won’t make her son wear shorts like Prince George and other Royal boys tend to do. Photo: Getty

He tells The Sun that dressing young boys in trousers is deemed “suburban” – which is something the royals never usually like to be classed as.

Making changes

The former Suits star is also reportedly keen to “help normalise” breastfeeding by doing so in public and would also love for Harry, 34, to be seen carrying their baby in public.

Even her birth plan is different to the royal norm, with reports claiming she hopes to have a “home birth in a pool set up in a relaxing environment.”

Looks like we might not get the traditional first family picture outside the Lindo Wing of London’s St Mary’s Hospital if Meghan gets her way!

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