This Is How Meghan Markle’s California Upbringing Will Influence Baby Sussex

Meghan Markle is just a few short weeks away from becoming a mom for the first time, and the Duchess of Sussex seems to have everything in order. Though Markle and Prince Harry have yet to move into their new sprawling estate –Frogmore Cottage, Markle is already on maternity leave getting things in order for Baby Sussex’s grand debut.

Since Markle was born and raised by her mother, Doria Ragland, in sunny Los Angeles —the duchess’ California upbringing will undoubtedly influence how she raises Baby Sussex.

How will Meghan Markle’s California upbringing influence Baby Sussex?

Since she first stepped into the royal spotlight, Meghan Markle has been known to blend royal traditions with her own modern flair. From her glamorous wardrobe pieces to her choice in patronages, and splitting from the Cambridge household –it’s clear that Markle does things her own way.

Now that Markle is set to welcome her first child into the world, her non-royal upbringing with influence how she and Prince Harry raise Baby Sussex. According to People, “her California roots are coming through” in each of the decisions made about the royal baby. An insider told People,

She’s being mindful of what she puts in her body and on her skin and even her at-home cleaning supplies. She’s hyperaware of what she’s using. She’s looking for natural things. She eats cleaner, and she’ll probably make her own baby food. It’s going to be clean living for this baby.

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Inside Baby Sussex’s modern nursery

To bring her vision of Baby Sussex’s nursery to life, Meghan Markle used a mood board (which is very LA if you ask us.) The nursery was decorated by Vicky Charles, the design director of Soho Farmhouse..

Royal insider Katie Nicholl told Vanity Fair, “Don’t expect to see any baby pink or baby blue. Apparently, it’s going to be a monochrome palette—whites and grays, I’m told, will be the color theme for baby Sussex’s nursery.” The nursery will be painted with eco-friendly vegan paint that is eucalyptus-infused. From Markle’s fashion choices we know that she loves color as well –she and the prince may decide to add bold pops of color to the room like rugs and pillows once the little one is born.

Though Baby Sussex’s nursery is mostly Markle’s modern California vision, Prince Harry also added his own special touches including “top-of-the-line cameras, security windows, and a state-of-the-art stereo system.”

How will Meghan Markle parent Baby Sussex?

Meghan Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, is also moving to the U.K. for a while to help Prince Harry and Meghan Markle adjust to life with Baby Sussex. Ragland is a former social and avid yogi who has inspired Markle throughout her life.

We’re certain that her California upbringing, her mother’s guidance, and watching Duchess Kate Middleton and Prince William will allow Markle to find her own groove when it comes to parenting. Markle’s new home will also enable her to get a slice of her non-royal life back when Baby Sussex is born.

A source told HELLO!, “Harry and Meghan will have plenty of privacy as Frogmore Cottage is located in the Home Park, which is off limits to the public. This means they can enjoy country walks, with Meghan able to push her buggy around the park without being snapped by photographers or members of the public.”

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