Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were ‘forced to let go of Archie’s night nurse’ on her second shift with the couple ‘because they were unprofessional,’ claims their amazing new biography Finding Freedom.
The book, released today and co-authored by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, claims that the Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 38, wanted to hire a night nurse to set up a sleep schedule and help with an extra couple. hands’ after the birth of their son Archie, one.
However, the nanny time at the family was ‘short’, and the authors wrote, ‘Meghan and Harry felt they had to let the nurse go to work in the middle of her second night because she was unprofessional.’
Finding Freedom offers a highly detailed and personal version of the events leading up to the Sussex’s dramatic departure from royal life, with co-authors Scobie and Durand insisting that “ all the information in this book has at least two sources. ”
Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan Markle, 39, felt they were ‘forced to let go of Archie’s night nurse’ on her second shift with the couple ‘because they were unprofessional,’ claims their new biography Finding Freedom.
According to the book, Prince Harry and Meghan had originally decided to forgo a full-time nanny, but decided to work with a night nurse after Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, flew back to Los Angeles.
The book goes on to say that the couple felt the nurse’s behavior was “ unprofessional, ” but it doesn’t explain what happened.
And after their experience with the first nanny, the couple was wary, as the authors wrote, “ The new parents then hired a second night nurse, who did well, but due to the incident with the first nurse noticed that they slept comfortably all night without visiting Archie regularly.
‘After a few weeks they decided to record the nights themselves and they were completely without a night nurse.’
The authors write how the couple hired a nurse for the second night, but ‘because of the incident’, ‘neither of them felt like they could sleep through the night without checking Archie regularly’
Instead, the couple “ hired a nanny to work during the week, ” and joined other servants in the household.
The book also details how the couple decided not to have live-in staff, with the authors writing, “ Harry and Meghan had agreed they didn’t want the heir to be staffed. ”
They go on to write that “Harry had seen that situation at Prince William’s house (the Cambridge’s had a live-in housekeeper and a full-time live-in nanny) and that he did not want the same for his own family.”
He and Meghan liked the idea that when they went to bed at night, the three of them were in the house. Cozy and private. ‘
Authors Omid and Carolyn write that ‘after a few weeks’ the couple decided to record nights themselves (photo, with baby Archie in October 2019)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge employ a Norland nanny named Maria who is often seen in a traditional uniform looking after Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two.
The third nanny hired by Prince Harry and Meghan to care for baby Archie first saw a private jet rented to accompany him on their vacation to Sir Elton John’s home in the south of France in August 2019.
Opening: Carolyn Durand co-authored Finding Freedom with fellow royal pundit Omid Scobie
At the time, it was widely reported that the couple had two previous nannies, but details have never been made public before.
The same month, a source said The sun that their third recruit has’ really fit into the family ‘, adding,’ Meghan is a very hands-on mom, but the new nanny is a godsend.
‘She’s great with little Archie and loves him. Harry and Meghan are very happy with her. ‘
At the time, Katie Nicholl, who has written a series of biographies about the royal family, claimed that hands-on parents Prince Harry and Meghan asked the royal childminder to sign an ‘elaborate’ nondisclosure agreement.
Katie told Online entertainment: ‘I have learned from very reliable sources that the new nanny appointed by the Sussexes has had to sign a fairly extensive nondisclosure agreement.
Meghan has had night nursing and fed every few hours on demand. Apparently he’s a hungry little baby. ‘
During their time as working members of the royal family, the couple saw a series of changes in their staff.
In November 2018, Melissa Toubati, Meghan’s PA, quit after six months, saying she was left in tears.
A few weeks later, the couple’s private secretary, Samantha Cohen, left her role after 17 years with the royal family.
And last January, Meghan’s female bodyguard left after just six months.
In addition to these rooms, Assistant Private Secretaries Amy Pickerall and Heather Wong also left the couple’s royal household.
The biography also details how Meghan ‘fell hard’ for Prince Harry after seeing him beat former best friend Jessica Mulroney’s kids, giving her a glimpse of what he would be like as a father.
The book claims the Duke ‘never showed up empty-handed’ when they visited the Mulroneys twins Brian and John and daughter Ivy.
In addition to his generosity, the trio of youngsters were enamored with Harry’s willingness to get on the floor to play with them – something that also appealed to his future wife Meghan.