Prince Harry Cancels Upcoming Travel Plans As Royal Baby Fever Heats Up

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Is this baby here yet or not? Prince Harry had us convinced earlier this week that Baby Sussex was already here, as Buckingham Palace announced that he would be heading to the Netherlands for an overnight trip next week. But now his plans have changed, and we're more confused than ever.

  • Royal correspondent Victoria Murphy shared on Twitter Friday that Harry has amended his trip next week.

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    She wrote of Harry's planned trip to the Netherlands for an Invictus Games event, "Buckingham Palace has said that they have decided to postpone The Duke of Sussex's scheduled visit to Amsterdam on Wednesday 8th May 2019. Harry is still scheduled to travel to The Hague on Thursday 9th May for the launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 as planned."

    The baby has to be here by next week, right? And we bet Meghan put the kibosh on his overnight travel plans -- it's one thing to be away for a day, but overnight with a newborn? That's rough.

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  • Meghan Markle has previously said she was due in late April or early May.

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    She also went on maternity leave nearly two months ago, leading to speculation that she was due on the earlier side, but so far we haven't heard news of Baby Sussex's birth. Several reports indicate that the palace will announce when she's in labor, but who knows? The only thing we do know is that Harry and Meghan have said they want to keep the baby's birth as private as possible, and have time to "bond as a family" before inviting in the press.

  • This town crier also had people convinced that Meghan has already given birth!

    This dapper gent was caught on Twitter, proclaiming, "A Royal Baby is on the way, God save the Queen!" Could it possibly be an announcement that Meghan is in labor? The account answered a question about that by responding, "Nothing official yet," but we still wonder if she's actually given birth.

  • Adding fuel to the rumors that Baby Sussex is already here is the fact that royal betters have closed their books. 

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    A Paddy Power spokesman said, "We've suspended betting on which day Harry and Meghan's baby will arrive following a huge increase in wagers which indicate to us that someone knows something -- and perhaps the child is already born. That, combined with the rumours and speculation has us convinced that the royal arrival has already happened and if the betting is anything to go by, it's almost certainly a baby girl."
    We seriously can't wait for official news!