While rumors swirl about a possible permanent change to London, Doria Ragland remains busy in Los Angeles.
Meghan Markle's mother was seen outside on Monday while on her way to a business meeting.
The discreet mother of the Duchess of Sussex was casual for the occasion, sporting a bright orange tank top and cream pants to keep cool in the California heat.
Ragland has been seen in Los Angeles for the past two weeks, while Meghan has been absent on a 16-day tour with Prince Harry in the southern hemisphere.
While rumors swirl about a possible move to London, Meghan Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, remains busy in Los Angeles.
Ragland was visited in the city on Monday while on her way to a business meeting
The future grandmother announced last week that she was "very happy" to know that Meghan was pregnant and that she "looks forward to welcoming her first grandchild".
Shortly after landing in Sydney last Monday, Meghan and Prince Harry announced that they expect a baby in the spring of 2019.
Speculation regarding the couple's first child has been rampant since Ragland was seen taking baby care classes in Pasadena last month.
And it is also reported that Ragland is considering moving to London because Meghan may not want to hire a nanny.
Ragland, the only member of Meghan's family who attended the royal wedding, is "very close" to her daughter and can even move in with the couple.
The future grandmother announced last week that she was "very happy" to hear that Meghan was pregnant and that she "looks forward to welcoming her first grandchild"
It has been reported that Ragland, who left her job as a social worker in May, "has already started preparing for her departure to London."
Meghan is said to be in "good health" and has had a successful 12-week scan, suggesting that the baby should be born by the end of April.
And the Duchess of Sussex seemed very excited when she and Prince Harry arrived in Fiji on the next leg of their marathon trip on Tuesday.
The royal couple traveled on a charter flight from Australia to the capital, Suva, and dressed in casual shirts and jeans before getting off Qantas' plane in more formal attire.
Meghan wore a dress of the Australian seal Zimmerman, a hat of Stephen Jones, earrings that were a gift of the Queen and a bracelet that gave him Prince Charles.
Ragland was seen in Los Angeles in the last two weeks, while Meghan (pictured in Fiji on Tuesday) was out on a 16-day tour with Prince Harry in the southern hemisphere
The royal couple traveled on a charter flight from Australia to Suva, Fiji on Tuesday (pictured)
The couple will spend four days in the South Pacific on behalf of the Queen, and will travel to Tonga later in the week.
But there are doubts about the wisdom of the palace to allow the pregnant duchess to continue the journey, since there is a moderate risk of Zika in the region.
The mosquito-borne disease can cause serial defects in unborn fetuses and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises expectant mothers not to travel there.
But Kensington Place insists that the couple has followed medical advice and is happy that Meghan continues her journey.
After disembarking from their Qantas charter flight with light rain and strong winds, the couple was introduced to Fiji's Prime Minister, Frank Bainamara, and his wife, Maria.
The couple will spend four days in the South Pacific on behalf of the Queen, and will travel to Tonga later in the week. Meghan appears here before boarding the plane to Fiji.
The couple wore casual clothes for their flight to Fiji, changing into more formal clothing before disembarking from the plane.
Prince Harry and Meghan observed a royal greeting as the national anthem was played and the red carpets on the asphalt flew in the strong wind.
They then invited the duke to inspect the honor guard before he and Meghan left for their next engagement, a meeting with Fiji's president, Jioji Konrote.
When the couple's convoy left the airport, hundreds of supporters lined the road to leave the airport, waving flags and cheering them on.
The duke and the duchess stay two nights at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Fiji, where they will follow in the footsteps of the Queen and recognize members of the public from the balcony of their hotel.
On Tuesday night they will attend a reception and state dinner organized by the President of Fiji, in which Prince Harry will speak.
It will be the most glamorous event the couple has attended during their 16-day tour.
Meghan was seen holding her baby when she and her husband, Prince Harry, were walking along a dock in Kingfisher Bay on Fraser Island on Monday.