Overall, Meghan Markle has been doing a pretty good job of attending to all of the crazy and outlandish rules that the royal family has. The Duchess of Sussex may not be perfect, but there are a LOT of difficult things to remember about royal protocol — and who can blame a girl for wanting to close her own door every now and again?
However, now reports say that she’s directly fighting with the royal family over her pregnancy and birthing plans — and she won’t be backing down any time soon!
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been breaking lots of minor royal rules since they got together — everything from Meghan’s shocking lack of pantyhose to their public hand holding has been a general no-no for the rest of Queen Elizabeth’s extended family. However, Meghan Markle is now making demands about her pregnancy that even Harry can’t defend, and despite the royal pushback, she doesn’t plan on back down!
Meghan announced her pregnancy last month, less than half a year after marrying the prince. This will be the first child for both of them, and many are expecting that thy family will be welcoming a girl into the world this upcoming spring.
However, the Suits alum has some…unconventional plans for the actual birth of her future son or daughter.
Apparently, the former actress is determined to deliver her first child by using hypnobirthing methods, Radar Online reported. The publication added that the Duchess of Sussex had been taking classes in this trendy new approach to birthing at a yoga center in London that she attends in secret. She’s even talked Harry into attending a session to get used to the methodology.
Hypnobirthing, which has been praised by celebrity moms like Jessica Alba, is focused around self-hypnosis techniques. According to WebMD, the philosophy behind this technique is that giving birth should be relatively easy, but the fear of childbirth is what incites physical pain.
According to one insider, this is just one part of Meghan’s grand plan for giving birth.
“Meghan has always boasted of her super-healthy lifestyle,” the snitch said. “She is fixated on making the birth as natural as possible so she can boast to her L.A. pals she went drug-free.”