Samantha Markle, 54, appears in TLC's Meghan and Harry: A Royal Baby Story next Tuesday night and says she believes that Meghan will insist on a nanny.
"William and Kate have fought an aggressive behind-the-scenes campaign to ensure that any paparazzi pictures of their children are not used by the mainstream British press".
"The Duke and Duchess look forward to sharing the exciting news with everyone once they have had an opportunity to celebrate privately as a new family", the statement concluded.
The palace would not confirm whether Meghan and Harry were planning on having their baby at home at their newly-renovated Frogmore Cottage or in a nearby hospital.
The palace will also, however, when the Duchess of Sussex is in labor - just as they've done in the past with Kate.
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Other claims regarding Prince Harry and Meghan's first child were made in the documentary, including that the Duchess of Sussex's estranged father is unlikely to ever meet his grandchild due to his tumultuous relationship with the royal couple.
But, despite being two of the best in the business, the pair have been denied a leading role in the delivery of Prince Harry's baby.
Meanwhile, the royal baby is expected to take over Prince Andrew's role in the Royal Family. She was adamant that she wanted her own people. Meghan will not follow in Kate's footsteps and give birth in the exclusive Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in central London, opting for somewhere "more private", according to The Sun.
Instead, Meghan and Harry will take part in a photo op with their new baby on the grounds of Windsor Castle within a few days of welcoming their first child.
The former Suits actress was familiar with the paparazzi and the downside of stardom, but it seems that she was still unprepared for the level of scrutiny and the loss of privacy she would suffer as a Royal.
A water birth involves the mother spending the final stages of labour in a pool, so the baby enters the world under water.