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Are Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Having A Boy Or Girl? 'Meghan's Always Dreamt Of Having A Mini-Me,' Spills Source

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Mar. 7 2021, Updated 8:39 p.m. ET

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Feeling the love! On Valentine's Day, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were met with a flurry of well-wishes after they finally revealed they're expecting baby No. 2 with a beautiful black-and-white portrait. 

According to an OK! source, the couple decided to wait until Markle, 39, was "safely into her second trimester" to share the news. "They only told a handful of family members before the public," says the source. "They wanted to cherish this secret for as long as they could." 

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The news of Markle's pregnancy comes only months after it was revealed the Duchess of Sussex suffered a miscarriage last summer. The Suits alum revealed the personal matter in a heartbreaking op-ed for The New York Times and admitted she had a feeling that something was wrong during the pregnancy.

"I felt a sharp cramp. I dropped to the floor with [Archie] in my arms, humming a lullaby to keep us both calm," she wrote, adding that she knew she had lost the baby.

After overcoming what Meghan called "unbearable grief," she and Harry, 36 — who have been nesting at their Montecito, Calif., mansion — "have been busy prepping the nursery," dishes the source, noting that they're making sure it's eco-friendly. "They've bought energy-efficient lighting and are keeping it as plastic-free as possible." 

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As for their little one's gender, the source says that privately, the pair would love to give their son Archie, 21 months, a sister. 

"Meghan's always dreamt of having a mini-me," adds the source. "But of course, they're just happy to have a healthy baby on the way."

MEGHAN MARKLE & PRINCE HARRY'S BIG NEWS: BABY NO. 2 IS ON THE WAY — SEE THE STUNNING PHOTO

Fans of the royal couple may find more out about baby No. 2 (and certainly plenty about their royal life behind the scenes) tonight, when Oprah Winfrey's bombshell interview with the world's most-famous couple air's at 8 p.m. ET. on CBS.

As OK! previously reported, the couple will share their side to life as royal members, their decision to leave it all behind and much, much more. 

In a promotional clip, Winfrey asked Meghan: "How do you feel about the palace hearing you speak your truth today?," to which she responded: "I don't know how they could expect that after all of this time we would still just be silent if there is an active role that the firm is playing in perpetuating falsehoods about us."

Much more is set to be uncovered on the 90-minute special.

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