It’s the news we’ve all been expecting; the long awaited Royal Baby is finally on its way! The world press has exploded after Kensington Palace has confirmed the Duchess of Cambridge has been taken to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington after going into labour in the early hours of this morning.
There is still plenty of speculation surrounding the latest newcomer to the Royal Family, with the sex remaining a secret until he or she is born, and suggestions of possible names proving popular with betting websites. The odds are currently on Alexandra or Charlotte for a girl, and George or James for a boy, and the baby, who will be third in line to the throne, will be given the title of either His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince of Cambridge or Her Royal Highness Princess of Cambridge.
The Queen, senior members of the Royal Family, and the duchess’s family, will be the first to know when the baby is born. An easel in the forecourt of the palace will then officially announce the birth to the world, and Kate and Wills will later present their beautiful bundle of joy to the world on the steps of the hospital.
Prince William will take 2 weeks paternity leave from his job as a search and rescue pilot with the RAF to spend time with his wife and new-born baby, after a hopefully problem-free birth later today!