Meghan Markle announced that she will be having a home birth when welcoming Baby Sussex. Now, a source has said that the Duchess of Sussex also wants to have a birthing pool at Frogmore Cottage.

The insider told Daily Star that if Markle will push through with her plan of having a water birth, it would make her the first ever British royal to do so.

“Obviously, Meg’s into all the homeopathy, so none of us was shocked when we found out she’d been talking about water birth. Apparently, she wants it to be as natural as possible: no drugs, no caesareans, and so on,” the source said.

The insider added that the only time that Markle won’t push through with the water birth is if she will experience complications. But since everything is still going according to plan, Markle will most likely push through with the water birth.

Earlier this week, Kensington Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will keep the birth of their baby private until they have celebrated as a family.

“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very grateful for the goodwill that they have received from people throughout the United Kingdom and around the world as they prepare to welcome their baby. Their Royal Highnesses have taken a personal decision to keep the plans around the arrival of their baby private,” the statement read.

Even though news about the arrival of Baby Sussex will be kept under wraps after its birth, the palace confirmed that Markle and Prince Harry will eventually share details about the exciting milestone when they are finally ready to do so.

The royal couple’s decision is a first among royal family members because, throughout the past couple of years, it has been a common practice among royal parents to announce the birth of their baby immediately after they are born.

It has also become a royal tradition for new moms to step out of the hospital with their newborn child to pose for photographs.

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Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex is pictured attending a panel discussion convened by the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust on March 8, 2019 in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas - WPA Pool/Getty Images