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Meghan Markle's mom Doria Ragland is a glowing grandmother as she cradles Prince Archie

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's children Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet share a close relationship with their grandmother Doria

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Georgia Brown
Georgia BrownLifestyle Writer
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared several unseen family photos in their Harry & Meghan Netflix docuseries, giving royal fans an extremely rare glimpse into their lives since relocating to Montecito.

Most special were Prince Harry and Meghan's photographs and video clips of their children Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet, who have not yet made their official debut in the royal spotlight. From the sweet snap which shows how toddler Archie is the spitting image of his dad Harry, to the rare photo of Meghan cradling her two children as she walks through the family's whimsical garden, the couple didn't hold back on sharing their children's youngest years with viewers. 

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Take a look at Archie showing off his baking skills in the clip below… 

Meghan's mom Doria Ragland also made an appearance in the documentary, and one moment in particular shows just how close the yoga teacher is to her grandchildren. The Sussexes shared a snap of Doria cradling a baby Archie.

The young prince, who is likely no more than a few days old in the photograph, is fast asleep in his grandmother's arms as she cradles him in a muslin cloth. 

Doria Ragland cradles her grandson Archie in a sweet family photo© Netflix
Gradmother Doria cradled her grandson just days after his birth

According to the MailOnline, Doria booked herself into Cradle Company classes led by Brandi Jordan ahead of the birth of Archie, Meghan and Harry's first child. 

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The Los Angeles-based classes were the perfect warm up to welcoming a royal baby to the family, with Brandi's star-studded clients including the likes of Megan Fox, Rosamund Pike and Julia Stiles. 

Meghan Markle cradles her daughter Lilibet Diana and son Archie© Netflix
Meghan cradles her daughter Lilibet Diana and son Archie

It seems the Duchess chose to keep her mother incredibly close throughout her pregnancy, birth, and the first month of motherhood. 

Grandmother Doria, 66, was indispensable to Meghan when she gave birth to her first child, Archie, in May 2019. Doria temporarily left her home in California in mid-April that year and flew to London to be with her heavily pregnant daughter for a month.

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