Prince William said fans would know about the birth of Harry and Meghan's baby before he does: 'I haven't got my phone on me'

Hannah Peters/ Getty Images, Samir Hussein/ WireImage/ Getty ImagesPrince William and the Duchess of Sussex.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting the arrival of their first child any day now.

Meghan Markle previously told fans that her due date fell between the end of April and the beginning of May, so naturally, they’re starting to wonder why baby Sussex hasn’t made an appearance yet.

It turns out, Prince William is in the dark just like the rest of us – but not for the reason you might think.

The prince was visiting New Zealand last week on behalf of the Queen to pay tribute to those affected by the horrific Christchurch attacks, which killed 50 people in March.

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During a public walkabout on Saturday, a fan asked the prince, “Any signs of the royal baby?”

“I haven’t got my phone on me. I have no idea,” William replied. “You guys will find out before I do at this rate.”

The sweet moment was shared by a fan on Instagram.

Prince Harry and Meghan announced in April that they were planning to keep the details surrounding the birth “private,” so it is possible that we may not get official confirmation when she goes into labour.

The couple are planning to forgo the traditional post-birth Lindo Wing photo-op and instead will hold a photo call at Windsor Castle a few days after the birth, leading many fans to think Meghan could be opting for a home birth.

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William also joked about his children during the trip.

According to Town & Country, when asked if he was experiencing jet lag, William said: “What jet lag? I’ve got three children now. Jet lag doesn’t happen.”

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