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Meghan Markle shows off her growing baby bump at Australia's Bondi Beach

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And there it is! 

Royal fans *finally* got a glimpse of Meghan Markle's growing baby bump since she announced the big news earlier this week. The duchess, who is believed to be 15 weeks along in her pregnancy, was visiting Sydney's Bondi Beach as part of her 16-day tour of Oceania with Prince Harry. 

To greet the thousands of well-wishers who came out to meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and speak with the "anti-bad vibes circle" OneWave on the sand, the duchess donned a striped green, brown and white maxi dress by Australian designer Martin Grant and black wedges. 

Footage from the royal visit show the two kicking off their shoes and joining the beach group, with Meghan protectively placing her hand on her stomach. 

The duchess then paid a visit to an all-girls school, swapping her beach attire for a Roksanda Athena crepe midi dress ($1850) and Stuart Weitzman pumps.PHOTO: Getty

“I think being around such empowered young women, it becomes something that you all just grasp onto to understand your world," she said to the students at Macarthur Girls High School.

For more on their royal tour of Australia, watch the video above! 

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