If you didn’t know already, Kate Middleton went into labour this morning!
Thousands gather outside Buckingham Palace as Queen arrives home to await news of royal birth after Kate goes into labour
- Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital at around 5.30am and arrived in car with Prince William
- Royal sources tell MailOnline: ‘Kate went into labour naturally and things are progressing well’
- The 31-year-old is planning to give birth to the royal baby naturally and she was not induced into labour
- Future king or queen will be born at Paddington hospital where Princess Diana had Prince William and Prince Harry
- Prince William is also by his wife’s side at the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital in London because he’s on leave
- He will take two weeks’ paternity leave when the baby is born and accept the full entitlement of £136.78 per week
- The Queen is heading to Buckingham Palace and has asked to be kept informed of Kate’s condition
- Prince Charles is on two-day trip to Yorkshire and told crowds there was ‘no news yet’ from hospital ward
- The royal couple do not know the sex of the baby who will replace Harry as third in line to throne
- Kate’s mother Carole and her younger sister Pippa will likely be with 31-year-old during labour, but are yet to arrive
- Miguel Head, William’s private secretary and Duchess’s private secretary Rebecca Deacon supporting them at hospital
- Royal couple helped to St Mary’s by protection officer who went with Prince Harry on infamous Vegas trip last year
- Birth will be announced on document placed on an easel to be displayed by the gates of Buckingham Palace
So the whole world is waiting for the royal baby to be born.
But as of now..
1730 GMT: Kate has been in labour for over 12 hours now. Not usual for a first-time mother but a pretty gruelling experience for anyone.
1713 GMT: In case you’ve been worrying about the royal baby’s astrological status, we’re now well past the hour when the sun (apparently) moves from Cancer into Leo. So unless the child was born a few hours ago, it will now be a Leo.
1500 GMT: The duchess of Cambridge has now been in labour for about ten hours.
Hundreds of journalists are assembled outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in Paddington, complete with ladders, cameras and high-factor sunscreen against the unusual (for Britain) sun. At Buckingham Palace, crowds are assembling in anticipation of the announcement of the birth, to be made in the traditional manner — in writing on a golden easel, to be accompanied by cannon fire.
But there is still no news from the royals’ spokespeople, while mothers around the country are tweeting and blogging their sympathy for Kate’s ordeal.
Credits: Yahoo Newsroom
Very soon, the world will finally know:
- The gender of the royal baby
- The name of the royal baby
Bf think the royal baby is going to be a BOY! And I think is a GIRL!