Are you royally obsessed and all about that #RoyalBabyWatch right now? You’re in luck, because Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s new Instagram account is the real deal and you need to check it out.

The royal parents-to-be chronicled their public visits, trips and other official photo ops at the Kensington Palace official Instagram account since the two became engaged. But in a major step towards independence, the couple recently started posting under their own @sussexroyal handle.

Even though the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now using their own account to ‘gram, Harry’s older brother Prince William and wife Kate Middleton will still use the @kensingtonroyal handle. Events, activities and any other engagement that includes both brothers (and their respective families) will appear on both of their accounts.

If all the IG independence seems like a major departure for a royal couple, it isn’t. Prince Harry and Meghan aren’t exactly the first members of their own family to create their own official (not personal) social media account. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall post under their handle, @clarencehouse.

With their first baby due any day now, we’re hoping to catch a glimpse of the soon-to-be newest royal on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s IG feed sometime soon!

—Erica Loop

Featured photo: Kensington Royal via Instagram



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