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No post-birth-photo Meghan is the rebel we need

6 1 22

Of all the things for which Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has copped it, the outrage over her decision to not make her face and body available for judgement on a global scale within hours of giving birth would have to be the maddest.

Obviously, on behalf of all new mothers (including the puffy, messy and decidedly not camera-ready new mothers many of us have been) we should collectively be buying her the world's biggest bunch of flowers and wishing her all the best as she enjoys them with Harry, a massive slice of toast, and possibly some ice, in private.

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, arrive for a reception in Rabat, Morocco. Thankfully she will not need to be this camera ready in the hours after her first birth.Credit:Pool via AP

At a time when, according to Harper's Bazaar, "average" mothers are feeling so pressured to pass Instagram muster postpartum that they are spending on spray tans, hair styling and blowouts, and even manicures for the labour ward, Meghan is the rebel we need.

Deciding to not submit herself to the world's gaze on the same day she........

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