Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, announced on Sunday that they will take “parental leave” from their jobs following the birth of their second child, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
The couple did not indicate how long they would remain out of the workforce while caring for their newborn daughter but included information about their decision in their official birth announcement on their Archewell Foundation website, according to Town & Country Magazine.
“While the Duke and Duchess are on parental leave, Archewell will continue to do important work and publish stories on the site,” according to a statement on the website.
Prince Harry did technically not take any “parental leave” after the birth of their first child, now-2-year-old Archie, though he and other royals are allowed the same amount of official parental leave as other United Kingdom citizens — two weeks for paternity leave and six months for maternity leave. Meghan, who was, at the time, a working royal, suspended