Meghan MarkleCredit : Hannah McKay - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Royal watchers and fans were thrilled after a representative of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry confirmed that the Duchess of Sussex is pregnant with her second child.

The surprising news was then followed by a stunning pregnancy shoot by the renowned photographer and family friend Misan Harriman.

Taken at the couple's new home in California, the black and white photo features the Duke of Sussex sitting beside his wife, while the former "Suits" star lays on the ground while cradling her very visible baby bump.