Meghan Markle Is Reportedly Hinting That She's Ready for Baby No. 2

Meghan Markle is reportedly hinting that she's ready for a second baby, but source say Prince Harry thinks one kid is enough.

  • According to a royal source, Meghan Markle (opens in new tab) is hinting that she's ready to have a second baby.
  • The Duchess of Sussex reportedly "lit up" during the conversation, during which she joked that Archie needs a "pint-size little buddy." 
  • The report, from the Daily Mail, comes just days after Prince Harry joked during a WellChild (opens in new tab) video call that raising one kid "is enough."

Meghan Markle (opens in new tab) is reportedly ready to make Archie Harrison (opens in new tab) a big brother.

According to an unnamed friend of Meghan's, the Duchess of Sussex (opens in new tab) thinks 11-month-old Archie needs a "pint-size little buddy."

Speaking to the Daily Mail, the source said that Meghan "lit up" during a recent chat about Archie (opens in new tab), during which she hinted that it might be time for him to become a big brother.

"She joked that he needs a pint-size little buddy other than the dogs," the royal's friend explained. "Meghan lit up when she spoke about Archie. She said he's a bundle of energy and prefers playing over sleeping."

Unfortunately, there could be a snag in the plan: During a recent video call with the charity WellChild, Meghan's husband, Prince Harry (opens in new tab), joked that one kid "is enough."

It's hard to say if we should take Harry's comments (opens in new tab) seriously though—and, because it is the royals we're talking about, it's also possible that he was purposefully trying to throw fans off the second-baby scent to protect his family's privacy.

Regardless of whether or not the Sussexes decide to add a second bundle of joy to their family, there's no doubting how happy they are as parents to Archie. 

According to Meghan's friend, Archie is a "happy baby" (opens in new tab) who is "fascinated with his mini-instruments and likes banging on whatever he can. He also likes it when daddy teases him and plays the harmonica. He thinks it's funny."

Simply adorable.

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Kayleigh Roberts is the weekend editor at Marie Claire, covering celebrity and entertainment news, from actual royals like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle to Hollywood royalty, like Katie Holmes and Chrissy Teigen. She’s a Ravenclaw who would do great things in Slytherin. To learn more about her, google “Leslie Knope eating salad GIF.