Meghan Markle has gone into labour

Meghan Markle has gone into labour

Buckingham Palace has confirmed that the The Duchess of Sussex has gone into labour.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced the pregnancy back in October of 2018, on the first day of their royal tour of Australia and New Zealand.

The child will be seventh in line to the throne, behind Charles, the Prince of Wales, William, the Duke of Cambridge and his three children - Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis - and Harry, the Duke of Sussex.

News of the pregnancy provoked quite the reaction on social media last year, with people taking to platforms such as Twitter to congratulate the newlyweds, and to send their well wishes:

This was the incredible moment Meghan felt her unborn baby kick whilst presenting an award: