As we all patiently wait to hear the exciting news that Meghan Markle has given birth to her first child, we must keep ourselves royally enthused by other news surrounding the Duke and Duchess.

So we've picked out 9 of our favourite pictures of the Duchess since her pregnancy was announced back in October last year.

If like us you're eagerly anticipating finding out whether baby Sussex is a boy or a girl - or maybe even twins - take a look back over at some of these beautiful photos of Duchess Meghan. 

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