When Prince Harry anxiously rushed home two days after Prince Philip’s funeral, even skipping the Queen’s milestone 95th birthday, palace insiders suspected reports were true that his heavily pregnant wife was due much sooner than the June estimate.
Now New Idea can reveal that the couple’s tight-knit community of Montecito, which they moved to around a year ago, is abuzz with chatter that a black SUV carrying a woman who looked just like Meghan was seen speeding into the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital late last week!
“Word around town is that she wants a home birth, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t need a backup, just in case,” explains the Montecito-based source.
“The Cottage is the best hospital in town and is very much used to working with the rich and famous on their medical needs discreetly, so I wouldn’t be surprised if she did a practise run to ensure it was all smooth sailing,” the insider adds.
“Or of course, the sighting could very well could have been Meghan on her way to have her child, which is so very exciting!”
Certainly, a change in plan would be of no surprise for the duchess, who announced in March that she’s expecting a daughter.
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