An Ambulance Was Spotted Outside Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Home and Royal Baby Watchers Are Going Wild
On Friday, a few eagle-eyed fans spotted what appeared to be an ambulance waiting outside of Frogmore Cottage, the new home of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The sighting quickly made the rounds and led many to believe that the royal baby’s birth is imminent.
The sighting would make sense considering Meghan is reportedly having a home birth, away from the prying eyes of the public, and away from the infamous Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s hospital here both her sister-in-law and mother-in-law gave birth.
However, Telegraph associate editor Camilla Tominey quickly debunked the rumors, sharing on Twitter, “NB Ambulance spotted near Frogmore Cottage yesterday is a driver training vehicle picking up food for students while out and about all day, according to South Central Ambulance Service. Keep calm tweeps. It could be another few days yet.”
As Tominey importantly noted, the Palace has said before that all media will be alerted through an official statement when the Duchess of Sussex is in labor. That means we will indeed all know when it happens so we can all breathe easy.
However, what we won’t see is a photo opp of Meghan right after her birth. Unlike Prince William and Kate Middleton, Harry and Meghan have chosen to keep the announcement of the actual birth to themselves. Then, after the baby is born, the duo plans to invite one journalist, one photographer, and one cameraman over to meet the baby and share the images with the world. Then, palace officials explained, the couple will share the first photo of the baby on their official Instagram account.
So, how much longer do we have to wait? While it could be any day now we can’t really say. But, as Inside Edition explained, ITV's royal editor Chris Ship told "Good Morning Britain" the birth is "imminent."
"We know the baby is due, in fact, I can tell you that the due date is pretty much today," Ship said. "Today, tomorrow, we really are in the realms of imminent arrival. Has it happened overnight? Well, put it this way, we haven't been told that it's happened overnight, but it's definitely any day now."