Meghan Markle news: Ms Ragland flew out a few weeks before Archie’s birth (Image: GETTY)
“Doria has been helping out, she has been indispensable.”
Ms Ragland’s mention in the royal announcement showed how important she will be Archie’s life.
Meghan’s mother, however, will not completely abandon her life in LA where she has two dogs and teaches yoga.
According to the Mail, she does have a suite of rooms reserved for her at Frogmore Cottage waiting for her when she returns.
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Meghan Markle news: Ms Ragland has a suite of rooms in Frogmore Cottage (Image: AFP)
The paper also reports Ms Ragland has enrolled for grandparenting lessons with Brandi Jordan, known as the “Baby Sleep Fairy” among Hollywood mothers.
Speaking to Mail Online, Ms Ragland’s stepmother, Ava Burrows believes that she will be an active grandparent.
She added: “In some families in the US, grandma is a big deal.
“Historically, in our culture, the mother worked long hours and needed all the support with her kids that she could get.
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Meghan Markle news: Meghan will apparently be a hands on grandmother (Image: GETTY)
“Grandmas have all sorts of names – Mee-maw, Gran’maw – and usually live close together with the rest of the family, playing a big part raising their grandkids.
“Doria is very important to Meghan, and vice-versa.
“So I’m sure she wants to be a big part of her life, and her baby’s life.
“She’ll be a wonderful grandmother.”