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Is this Duchess Meghan's final appearance before she goes on maternity leave?

The hard-working Duchess has just announced another upcoming appearance - but will it be her last before she gears up to welcome her first child?

By Bella Brennan
It's hard to believe we're only a matter of weeks away from meeting Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's baby!
And while Royal Baby watch has officially reached fever pitch, it seems there's no stopping Duchess Meghan.
As the 37-year-old enters the home stretch of her third trimester, her schedule is still as busy as ever.
From her A-list baby shower in New York to her whirlwind tour of Morocco, Duchess Meghan is unstoppable and royal watchers will be delighted to know we're set to see her for two more upcoming engagements this month.
On March 5th, Meghan will join senior royals including Duchess Catherine and Prince William at a reception held by The Queen at Buckingham Palace to mark the 50th anniversary of Prince Charles' investiture.
Duchess Meghan will attend to royal events in early March. (Image: Getty)
Many fans speculated this engagement could perhaps be Meghan's last before she goes on maternity leave.
However, it's since been confirmed that the Duchess will attend another royal gathering next week on March 11th for Commonwealth Day.
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The heavily-pregnant Meghan will join The Queen, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess Catherine, Prince William and Prince Harry for a special Commonwealth Day service held at Westminster Abbey in London to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Commonwealth.
The service will be a "multicultural and multi-faith" celebration and include performances from Clean Bandit and Alfie Boe.
While Meghan reportedly confirmed her due date was late April, royal watchers will no doubt be keeping a close eye on both the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's calendar to see if any more official engagements are announced.
And if this is indeed the last time we see the American-born beauty out and about in an official capacity, then that means Baby Sussex's arrival could literally be right around the corner and perhaps not in late April after all. With Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, Catherine commenced her maternity leave about a month out from her due date.
Last year, Kate's final appearance was on April 1st where she joined the Royal Family for the annual Easter church service at St George's Chapel in Windsor. She welcomed Prince Louis later that month on April 23rd.
Kate returned from maternity leave six months after Louis was born in October, making a solo visit to London's Sayers Croft Forest School and Wildlife Garden.
We can't wait to see how Duchess Meghan does things!
The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out of the spotlight about a month before her due date for all three of her children. (Image: Getty)

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