Meghan Markle shares never-before-seen photos from her pregnancy with Archie

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. (Getty Images)
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has been quite busy on her maternity leave.

While many women might opt to spend the start of their maternity leave wrapping up last minute baby preparations, the Duchess was out and about doing her bit of philanthropic work at the Smart Works charity, E! News reports.

In a series of pictures shared on the Sussex Royal Instagram account, avid royal followers got a glimpse into Meghan’s hands-on role at the non-profit organisation during her pregnancy with baby Archie.

The caption reveals that the 37-year-old mother assisted the organisation which equips women with the skills, and clothes, they need to feel job-ready.

To take it one step further, the former Suits actress, who was the guest editor for the September issue of British Vogue, will also be collaborating with brands to launch her own clothing line, CBS News reports.

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The Sussex Royal Instagram account commented, "The Duchess will be supporting a collective to help equip the women of Smart Works with the key workwear essentials they need as they enter into the workplace."


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Spotlight on: Smart Works We are proud to be supporting a very special initiative this autumn for @SmartWorksCharity! After quiet visits to Smartworks over the last year, The Duchess was moved by the impactful work being done by this non profit organisation that helps women into the workforce, equipping them with both the skills and clothes they need to feel job-ready. Throughout her visits she noticed that while the donations were plentiful, they were also notably a combination of mismatched items and colours which weren’t always the right stylistic choices or sizes that didn’t necessarily “suit” the job at hand: to make a woman feel confident and inspired as she walked into her job interview. As a result, launching this autumn, The Duchess will be supporting a collective to help equip the women of Smart Works with the key workwear essentials they need as they enter into the workplace. This initiative is supported by four generous brands who share the vision to empower the women of Smart Works to look and feel ?? as they bravely venture in to what can often be a daunting environment for those who have been out of the job market. The brands have come together to work towards this united force for good, “[reframing] the idea of charity as community,” as The Duchess writes in a piece for this month’s British Vogue. They will follow the 1:1 model where an item from the collection purchased is an item shared with a woman of Smart Works because “not only does this allow us to be part of each other’s story; it reminds us we are in it together.” For more information on how you can be part of another woman’s success story visit @smartworkscharity. Special thanks to: @JohnLewisandPartners, @MarksandSpencer, @MishaNonoo, @InsideJigsaw for supporting this very special organisation. And to find out more, read the September issue of @BritishVogue and stay tuned for more exciting updates this autumn. Photo©?SussexRoyal

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Sources: E!News, Instagram, CBS News
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