Prince Harry and Meghan attend a gala concert. Meghan is pictured wearing the Jason Wu dress that fuelled rumours that the royal couples has a bun in the oven. Picture: Reuters

The latest royal rumour is that Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is met die lyf, oppie paal... or as they say in Kensington Palace, with child.

This after the blue designer dress she wore to a gala concert last week set tongues wagging. 

Fans claimed the billowing front panels on the Jason Wu gown gave the impression of Prince Harry’s wife trying to conceal a rounded stomach.

Meghan’s alleged bump – just four months into her marriage – became a hot topic on social media, so much so that even TV news outlets weighed in on the matter.

The Australian gossip weekly New Idea also reported a source from Kensington Palace confirmed the pregnancy.

“In very happy news, a Kensington Palace insider has confirmed that the Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and has all but cleared her diary to ensure she rests as much as possible,” the article said last week. 

A recent report in the Daily Star also claims the American actress’ mom, Doria Ragland, is taking “newborn specialist classes” at the Cradle Company in the US.

However, claims Meghan, 37, has cleared her diary conflict with the royal couple’s planned trip to New Zealand next month.

The Duke and Duchess will spend five days touring New Zealand after attending the Invictus Games in Sydney and following visits to Fiji and Tonga.

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