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How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Preparing for Their Baby's Arrival

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly chosen a hospital and are currently searching for the perfect nanny.

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Preparations for the new royal baby are currently being made as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle anticipate the arrival of their firstborn come spring. One of the first items on the checklist? Establishing where the Duchess of Sussex will give birth. According to Us Weekly, the royal couple are highly considering Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, England for Meghan's delivery. 

 

Not only is Frimley Park Hospital in close proximity to the royal's new home, Frogmore Cottage, located in Windsor, but it would also give the duo more privacy than a larger medical center could. "It will be much less chaos and more of a private event than if she gives birth in London [at high-profile St. Mary's Hospital] like Kate did," a source told the outlet. Along with hospital scouting, a second source told Us Weekly that the couple are "looking into hiring the perfect nanny, someone trusted and trained at one of the best places in the U.K." 

 

Related: Get a First Look at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Historic Countryside Home

 

Both Meghan and Prince Harry appear to be running a tight schedule as they take the necessary steps to becoming new parents. The couple are moving out of their Kensington Palace digs, Nottingham Cottage, early this year to raise their child at Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Palace grounds once renovations are completed. They also just purchased a stunning 300-year-old farmhouse located in the Oxfordshire hills of Cotswold, U.K. 

 

With all these plans being put in place, buzz of who the Duke and Duchess will name as their child's godparents are circulating. According to Cosmopolitan, we can most likely count out Prince William and Kate Middleton as it goes against royal protocol for siblings to be considered for the role as they are already in the child's life.