This is the real reason why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chose to release their baby news

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's pregnancy news came as a surprise to the majority of us, despite the rumours.

In particular, their timing of the news came as the biggest shock as they had just embarked on a 16 day, Royal expedition.

At first, most suggested the couple made the announcement because of the health risks of the Zika virus, and they would put off their travel plans.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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However, the couple quickly dispelled that theory, as the pregnancy was made public just after they arrived in Australia.

Critics pointed out how soon the news was released after Harry's cousin Princess Eugenie's marriage to Jack Brooksbank, and said it was in poor taste. 

Nevertheless, the royal duo has revealed the real reason behind their timing - and it was all about location.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Prince Harry explained on an ITV documentary of their Royal tour, that they felt the time and place was ideal. 

Addressing the room at Admiralty House on the first day, Harry said: "We're both absolutely delighted to be here and we also genuinely couldn't think of a better place to announce the upcoming baby, be it a boy or a girl. So thank you very, very much."

The baby news led to the couple receiving baby gifts such as a baby toy kangaroo, teddy bears and books during their tour.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child in the Spring of next year. 

We are sure that Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis can't wait to meet their new niece or nephew. 

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