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Kate Middleton Plays With Babies During Visit to Children's Center in London

Kate Middleton Plays With Babies During Visit to Children's Center in London

Fans instantly noticed that the mom-to-be was not wearing her engagement ring, but instead just a simple gold band on her ring finger.

The singer/actress then told Good Morning Britain that she and Markle did take a photo together but she hasn't been able to locate it because "you know, the royals have to approve everything".

Obviously Markle had to travel by plane to attend her baby shower in New York City.

Markle, as a divorced, American, Roman Catholic-raised woman of color, has shaken up the British royal family tree with her modern sense of style and reported eco-friendly touches to her nursery.

During her time at the centre, the Duchess chatted with the parents there and spoke about her personal experiences of bringing up children, even saying that all mums and dads have their ups and downs, regardless of who they are.

Youth forum member Isabella Titherington, 18, said she spoke to the duchess about how galleries can seem "inaccessible and intimidating" to young people.

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Nicholl also discussed how the arrival of Meghan and Harry's baby will affect their charity work, particularly with William and Kate.

ET recently sat down with royal expert Katie Nicholl, who offered some insight on who Meghan is looking to for support and guidance as she embarks upon motherhood. "She grew up to be the Duchess of Sussex and I grew up to star on the West End, so same life if you ask me".

During her time there, she was like any other mum, playing with babies and sharing stories from her own busy household. "No, no, no. I don't see why anybody should care", she said.

"Obviously Harry's mother, Princess Diana, died when he was very young so Kate really fulfils that older sister/maternal role".

She also notes the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are both "conscious not to lead the way into the room" knowing that there is an order that should be "respected". "We in the United States of America live in a culture where social status is earned, not ascribed at birth".

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