Megan Markle’s deadline is set for next week – the late 100th birthday of the late Prince Philip, according to a report on Saturday.
The second child of Markle and Prince Harry, a girl, is expected to be born on Thursday, reports The Sun, referring to a royal insider.
That day, June 10, would be Harry’s grandfather’s birthday. The Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth’s longtime companion, died on April 9 before reaching a cornerstone.
The couple remains details about the upcoming birth, saying only that they are expecting a girl in early summer.
Markle, 39, plans to give birth at the couple’s California mansion, according to the report.
Sussex is reportedly considering naming baby Pip after Philip or Lily, a nod to Queen Lillibet̵
“They were talking about Lily and Pip.” They are not exactly traditional royal names, but these two are not exactly a traditional royal couple, “said the Sun source.
The news came when the couple was demoted on the royal website, following a US move and Oprah’s bombing interview that attacked Buckingham Palace.
They are now ranked after Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and the Wessex.
The newborn baby will be ranked eighth on the British throne, behind his older brother Archie.