Now that Meghan Markle is expecting her first child with Prince Harry, things are about to get more intense for the Duchess of Sussex. The next nine months won’t be anything like a typical pregnancy. Since she’s carrying a potential (although unlikely) heir, there’s a long list of outdated rules and decorum she must follow. While some are pretty crummy (no baby showers!), others are actually kind of awesome (a wine list in the delivery room?). Below, everything Meghan has to look forward to during her royal pregnancy.
A serious team of medical professionals will be at her beck and call.
Don’t expect any privacy.
She must have at least two children.
She can’t have a baby shower.
She’ll get to give birth at the swanky Lindo Wing.
The Queen has to be the first to know about the birth.
She’ll be paraded in front of cameras immediately after giving birth.
She can only name her child with an “appropriate” royal name.
And no middle names, either.
Cloth diapers, only!
But hey, at least they *both* get six months paid leave!