Doria Ragland spotted back in LA after spending time with baby Archie

Danielle Stacey
Royal Correspondent
Doria Ragland arriving at Meghan and Harry's wedding last year [Photo: PA]

Doria Ragland has reportedly returned to Los Angeles, following the birth of her grandson Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor on May 6.

The Duchess of Sussex’s mother, 62, was pictured walking her two dogs near her home on Tuesday, according to Mail Online.

The yoga instructor had been staying with her daughter Meghan and son-in-law Harry at their home Frogmore Cottage in Windsor. She arrived in the UK a few weeks before the birth.

When Archie was born, a statement from the palace stated Doria “is overjoyed by the arrival of her first grandchild.”

Meghan and Harry then released a gorgeous photo of them with baby Archie, Doria, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh on the day of the photocall at Windsor Castle.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are joined by her mother, Doria Ragland, as they show their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, to the Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip [Photo: Chris Allerton]

Ms Ragland reportedly prepared for the birth of the royal baby by signing up to £5,000 grandparenting classes at Los Angeles-based Cradle Company.

In the lead-up to the birth, there were also claims that Doria could move to the UK permanently, but this is said to not be the case. It’s likely that she will be a regular visit to Frogmore Cottage.

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Doria has been by Meghan’s side for every important occasion. She accompanied her daughter in the car during the drive from Cliveden House to St George’s Chapel in Windsor, on her wedding day last May.

She also made a surprise appearance at the launch of the Hubb Community Kitchen cookbook last September, just weeks before Meghan announced her pregnancy.

It’s highly likely that Doria will also be present at baby Archie’s christening.