Here's why Meghan Markle's bump suddenly looked larger at black tie event in Fiji

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Oct 24, 2018, 7:51 pm IST
Updated Oct 24, 2018, 7:51 pm IST
As the baby moves the bump shifts in shape, expert reveals.
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex at the official dinner in Suva, Fiji, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day eight of their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. (Photo: AP)
 Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex at the official dinner in Suva, Fiji, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day eight of their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. (Photo: AP)

British royal Meghan Markle has been the most watched woman in the world ever since news of her pregnancy broke.

Even before that, the Duchess of Sussex fans kept an eye out for her style and fashion on her first international royal tour with husband Prince Harry.

 

These days what fans are most excited to see the baby bump.

On Tuesday, photos finally captured a shot of it as the royal couple attended a black tie event in Fiji on Tuesday.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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However, it appeared to look significantly larger than days before while Meghan was in Australia.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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While clothing makes a difference, experts reveals baby bumps tend to look bigger in the night and smaller in the day.

As the baby moves, the bump shifts in shape.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Birth doula Susannah Birch, also reveals ab muscles play a role. "[A]t night time, your abdominal muscles are tired from holding your bump [and they] loosen as they grow more tired, which allows your bump to sit out further and appear larger," Birch told Trimester Talk.

"When you go to sleep, your muscles get a chance to rest and recuperate so they're refreshed and ready to maintain your bump's position when you wake," she further explained.

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