In Pictures: The Duchess of Sussex’s pregnancy bump

The Duchess of Sussex is counting down the days to the arrival of her first child.

Meghan, who has become known for cradling her bump, has had a busy pregnancy, with a tour to Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and Fiji in the early days, and then to Morocco.

Charity visits, away days, galas and palace receptions saw the duchess out and about with her blossoming baby belly.

Harry, Meghan and the Queen at Princess Eugenie's wedding
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex talking to the Queen at Princess Eugenie’s wedding on October 12, where they shared the news of the pregnancy with the royal family (Aaron Chown/PA)
First day of royal tour to Australia
Harry and Meghan with Australia’s Governor General, Peter Cosgrove, in Sydney in October – the day after Meghan’s pregnancy was announced (Phil Noble/PA)
Meghan in Melbourne
A hint of a baby bump as Meghan attends a reception given by the Governor of Victoria at Government House in Melbourne (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
Harry and Meghan take a stroll on Fraser Island
Meghan holds her hand on her bump as she and Harry walk along Kingfisher Bay Jetty on Fraser Island, Queensland (Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)
State dinner in Fiji
The duchess’s growing bump is evident at a state dinner at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, Fiji (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
Meghan in Suva, Fiji
Meghan, in a printed wrap dress by Figue featuring pom-poms and a ruffled asymmetrical hem, at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji (Phil Noble/PA)
Meghan and Harry Wellington, New Zealand
The duke and duchess during a visit to Courtenay Creative in Wellington, New Zealand (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
Armistice Day 2018
The couple leave Westminster Abbey after a service to mark the centenary of the Armistice (Gareth Fuller/PA)
Royal Variety Performance
Meghan meeting Take That’s Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen at the Royal Variety Performance in November (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)
Meghan visiting the Royal Variety Charity care home
Meghan said she felt ‘very pregnant’ when visiting the Royal Variety Charity’s residential nursing and care home in Twickenham in December (Andrew Matthews/PA)
The royals on Christmas Day
The Duchess of Cambridge, the Duchess of Sussex and the Duke of Sussex at the Christmas Day morning church service in Sandringham, Norfolk (Joe Giddens/PA)
Meghan at Smart Works
The duchess picks out clothes with Patsy Wardally at the Smart Works charity in London in January (Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA)
Royal visit to Birkenhead
Meghan presents Angela Midgley with a Moses basket at Number 7, a ‘Feeding Birkenhead’ citizens supermarket, during a trip to Merseyside (Anthony Devlin/PA)
Meghan visits Mayhew
The duchess on a visit to Mayhew, an animal welfare charity (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
Meghan at Cirque Du Soleil’s Totem premiere
Meghan goes glam at the premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s Totem at the Royal Albert Hall in London (Paul Grover/Daily Telegraph/PA)
The Duchess of Sussex at the National Theatre
Meghan’s belly button can be seen on her growing bump during a visit to the National Theatre in London (Yui Mok/PA)
Meghan at the Association of Commonwealth Universities
Former Suits star Meghan during a visit to the Association of Commonwealth Universities at the University of London (Yui Mok/PA)
Meghan in Bristol
The duchess at the Bristol Old Vic theatre in February (Marc Giddings/The Sun/PA)
The Wider Earth gala performance – London
Meghan arrives at the Natural History Museum in London for a gala performance of The Wider Earth (Yui Mok/PA)
Meghan in Morocco
The mother-to-be in a red Valentino cape dress at Casablanca Airport on a tour to Morocco in late February (Hannah Mackay/PA)
Harry and Meghan in Morocco
The duke and duchess leave the residence of the King of Morocco in Rabat (Yui Mok/PA)
Meghan in Rabat
The duchess ready for a cooking school demonstration at Villa des Ambassadors in Rabat (Tim Whitby/PA)
The Sussexes at the Palace
Harry and Meghan at a reception in Buckingham Palace in early March to mark the 50th anniversary of the investiture of the Prince of Wales (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
WE Day UK
Meghan makes a surprise appearance after being called on stage by Harry on WE Day UK in Wembley (Jonathan Brady/PA)
International Women’s Day
The duchess on International Women’s Day on March 8 after a panel discussion convened by The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust (Yui Mok/PA)
Commonwealth Day
Meghan and Harry at Canada House for a Commonwealth Day youth event on March 11 (Chris Jackson/PA)
Commonwealth Day 2019
Meghan, with her hand on her bump, leaves Westminster Abbey following the Commonwealth Day service (Victoria Jones/PA)
Meghan at New Zealand House
Meghan making her final public appearance ahead of the birth after signing a book of condolence at New Zealand House in London on March 19 for the Christchurch terror attack victims (Dominic Lipinksi/PA)
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