Harry and Meghan to keep the birth of their royal baby private

Kensington Palace announced that Duchess Meghan will break with royal tradition and keep the news of her baby's birth under wraps until the family privately celebrates.
2:16 | 04/12/19

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Transcript for Harry and Meghan to keep the birth of their royal baby private
We move on now to our "Gma" cover story. Harry and Meghan breaking with royal tradition by keeping the birth of their baby under wraps. Amy is here with the details. That's right, good morning, guys. Harry and Meghan saying they're not going to make any public birth announcement until they've, quote, had an opportunity to celebrate as a new family and that is a big change from prince Harry's own parents. Reporter: This morning as prince Harry continues to perform his royal duties, the excitement is mounting for the arrival of baby Sussex. Harry and Meghan doing things their own way, keeping the plans around the arrival of their baby private, according to an official statement by Buckingham palace. There was no such privacy for will and Kate. The media circus famously camped outside the Lindo wing for all three of their children. They followed in the footsteps of princes William and Harry's mother prince says Diana who said she felt like the whole country was in labor with her. These are children who are directly in the line of succession, so there is more expectation that milestones in their lives will be shared as public moments. Reporter: It was Harry's aunt, princess Anne, who kicked off the tradition of having a post baby photo snapped on the steps of London's St. Mary's hospital but it was his mother, princess Diana, who made that moment iconic, posing with William and later with Harry. Similarly, each time Kate gave birth she stepped out glowing with motherly pride. Every time Kate came out she looked amazing but actually there were people who criticized her for that, who were saying that this created high expectations on new mothers. Reporter: Now we know that we won't be seeing Meghan on those steps or outside any hospital. This couple has said they want some time to themselves as a family before they share any images of their bundle of boy. They clearly don't want to be swayed by what has gone before, particularly when there is no actual official reason for them to be. And so we will see baby Sussex when the parents are good and ready to share their joy and excitement with the rest of the world. We will all be wondering how she's doing and if it's at home or in a hospital. Well, we are all just going to have to wait and see.

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