Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been pretty clear about their desire to start a family eventually.
The Duchess of Sussex is likely to put her health first as she embarks on her first royal tour in October.
She travels with Prince Harry to Australia, Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga and New Zealand, with the pair in Sydney from October 20-27 for the Invictus Games.
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Meghan will most likely want to avoid all the side affects that come with travelling while pregnant, especially since all eyes will be on her during this highly-anticipated tour.
The NHS says most women are able to travel safely while pregnant, but remind expecting mothers of the potential symptoms and to be cautious.
Travelling in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy can be difficult because of nausea and overwhelming exhaustion.
The risk of miscarriage is also higher in the first three months, according to the NHS.
Furthermore, travelling longer for more than four hours carries a small risk of blood clots, or deep vein thrombosis.
Sarah Reynolds, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Bedford Hospital NHS Trust said: “Travel during pregnancy is a concern for many women.
With this health advice in mind, the pair could be following the in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s steps to wait to have a baby just like they did.
Kate did not announce her pregnancy until seven months after her first wedding anniversary in December 2013.
Kate and Prince William were the first future monarchs in 200 years not to have conceived in the first year of their marriage.
Well, they both can’t wait to start a family. [Still,] Harry and Meghan won’t rush into anything. They have a lot on their plate right now. But they both think that when the moment feels right, that will be the time to go for it. They’ll make fantastic parents.