Meghan Markle Cradles Baby Bump in First Bump Photo Since December 18

Meghan Markle visited one of her new royal patronages, SmartWorks, today and cradled her growing baby bump during the visit.

The duchess donned a skin-tight black crew-neck maternity dress by celeb favorite Hatch for the occasion. 

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This is the first photo that shows off Markle's growing bump (she and Prince Harry are expecting their first child sometime in spring, most likely in April) since the duchess stepped out to another of her new royal patronages, the Royal Variety nursing home, on December 18. 

Although we previously saw Markle attend Christmas day services at Sandringham, her bump was hidden by a Victoria Beckham cashmere coat. 

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For today's visit, Markle paired the maternity dress with a beige Oscar de la Renta duster coat ($3,000), “Felicity” earrings ($403) from the ethical jewelry brand Kimai, PVC-and-cow-print Gianvito Rossi pumps (that she's worn before, in 2016, and are no longer available online) and a Victoria Beckham vanity textured-leather tote ($925). 

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Four months (and loads more baby bump pics *we hope*) 'til Baby Sussex's arrival...we can hardly wait. 


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