Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have demanded privacy as they prepare for the birth of their first child and have announced they will wait before introducing the royal baby to the public. The Duchess of Sussex is believed to be planning a home birth, putting an end to 30-years odd tradition established by her late mother-in-law Princess Diana of appearing in front of fans and the press within hours from delivery. Former royal press spokesman to the Queen Dickie Arbiter suggested Meghan and Harry will make sure the first public appearance their child will make is "carefully controlled and will avoid accidental sightings by remaining on the Windsor Estate after what is building up to be a home birth.
Speaking to Nine News, Mr Arbiter said: "They made it very clear they are not going to walk out because they are probably not going to hospital, it’s going to be a home birth.
"If that is what Meghan wants, that’s what Meghan will get.
"The announcement will come out and as far as the first glimpse, that is very carefully controlled."
Mr Arbiter claimed Windsor Castle, rather than the couple's home at Frogmore Cottage, will serve as the background for the first picture of the royal baby.
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Meghan Markle will impose strict rules for her baby's first picture (Image: GETTY)
He continued: "There’ll be a facility at Windsor Castle for one photographer, one television camera and one reporter so everybody will have to get from