There are reports that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge has just given birth in the Lindo wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, where Prince William was born.
Camera crews and avid royal family enthusiasts have been camped for days in front of London’s St Mary’s Hospital, where Kate was expected to give birth.
The royal baby which had kept watchers in suspense having been expected to arrive on July 13 finally arrived today putting an end tothe almost unbearable anxiety.
Prince William and Kate: Proud parents
Speculation heightened on Sunday after it emerged that Prince William has left his RAF base and headed to London where wife Kate was due to give birth.
The father-to-be reportedly was at the Duchess of Cambridge’s side as they prepare for the arrival of the future king or queen.
The Lindo Wing where the baby was born hasa team of maternity support workers and nursery nurses who can offer advice and reassurance to all new mothers staying there.
Royal precedent: Princes William and Harry were both born in the internationally-renowned Lindo Wing (a room is seen above in a file picture)
It provides expert consultant-led obstetric, neonatal care and anaesthetist care with 24-hour access to Imperial College HealthcareNHS Trust’s state-of-the-art maternal and foetal specialist services.
As it is the custom, when a royal baby is born, a formal bulletin signed by the medical staff will be rushed by car with a police escortto Buckingham palace. The bulletin will be placed in a frame on an easel – the same one used to announce Prince William’s birth – andplaced in a palace courtyard for all to see.
In January a statement from Buckingham Palace said:“Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in July.”
We say congratulations to the family on the arrival of the new born royal.