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Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry Arrive in Morocco as Medical Provisions Made for Visit: Pics

Pregnant Duchess Meghan isn’t expecting her first child with Prince Harry till the end of April or early May but the royal couple have taken precautions for their three-day visit to Morocco.

“Medical provisions have been made” for the former Suits star, royal correspondent Omid Scobie tweeted Opens a New Window. on Saturday, February 23, shortly before the couple touched down at Casablanca Airport.

The pair are traveling with two assistant private secretaries, three communications staffers, a digital officer, assistant, hairdresser and program coordinator.

Meghan, 37, and Harry, 34, have a busy itinerary for their trip, which will see them visit students and teachers in a rural community, take part in a henna ceremony, sample traditional Moroccan cuisine and learn about an equine therapy program for children with special needs.

“This visit is at the request of Her Majesty’s Government. It will build on the close relationship between the U.K. and Morocco,” Kensington Palace said in a statement to Us Weekly earlier this month. “The Duke and Duchess are looking forward to the visit which will highlight the vital roles that girls’ education and youth empowerment are playing in, and shaping, modern Morocco.”

They are staying at a royal residence of King Mohammed VI and are set to have an audience with the monarch on Monday afternoon. After completing their royal duties that day they will spend some private time in the country before returning to the U.K. on Tuesday, February 26.

It’s been a busy time for the pregnant duchess, who was in NYC earlier this week for her star-studded baby shower with friends including Amal Clooney, Gayle King and former costar Abigail Spencer.

After their visit to Morocco, Meghan will start tapering her royal responsibilities as she preps for her baby’s arrival.

“Royal engagements will be drastically reduced and the duchess will begin maternity leave from royal duties [ahead of the birth],” Queen Elizabeth II’s former press secretary Dickie Arbiter told Us earlier this month.

Lady in Red

Meghan wore a stunning red Valentino dress with an embroidered cape detail and had her hair in a sleek updo. She carried a nude clutch and gloves with matching heels.

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Busy Itinerary

The couple will travel to the Atlas mountains as well as the capital, Rabat, as they carry out seven engagements over the next two days.

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Issues Close to Their Hearts

“[They] will be shown first-hand the transformational impact of community-based programs and Morocco’s changing social attitudes toward women,” British Ambassador to Morocco Thomas Reilly told reporters on Saturday.

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Delayed Arrival

The couple touched down an hour late after their flight was delayed. They will not be doing any walkabouts due to security concerns, as there have been riots in Rabat, where teachers have been protesting over pay and healthcare.

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