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The Duchess of Sussex reveals when she is due to give birth

The Duchess of Sussex revealed more details about her pregnancy at an engagement in Birkenhead on Monday morning.

Speaking to wellwishers, Meghan disclosed that she is currently six months pregnant and is due to give birth at the end of April or beginning of May.

The Duchess did not, however, reveal the gender of the baby, explaining that they do not know themselves and want to keep it a surprise.

It was in October when Kensington Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were expecting their first child. Details of where the Duchess will give birth are not yet known.

Both Meghan and her husband, Prince Harry, are undertaking a day of engagements in Merseyside.

Their first engagement of the day was to visit Hamilton Square to view a newly erected sculpture that commemorates the 100th anniversary of Wilfred Owen’s death. Wilfred Owen was a renowned poet and soldier during the First World War. He died in combat exactly one week before the signing of the Armistice.

The sculpture, cast in Bronze and named “Futility” after one of Owen’s poems depicts an exhausted World War One soldier.

The Duke and Duchess also met local veterans, as well as members of the Birkenhead Institute Old Boys which helped play a role in the creation of the tribute, before meeting members of the public in Hamilton Square.

They then visited Tommorow’s Women Wirral, an organisation that supports women in vulnerable circumstances. The organisation offers workshops and training courses for 6000 women, as well as support groups for mental health, domestic abuse, and addiction. While visiting Tomorrow’s Women Wirral, the Duke and Duchess heard first-hand accounts of the women’s experiences, before visiting the Inspiration Hall.