It has recently been revealed that Kate Middleton and Prince William's third baby is due to be born on St. George's Day just a few weeks before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding. The Duchess of Cambridge is all set to give birth to her child on the feast of St. George which falls on this upcoming April 23rd.
As reported by DailyExpress, a Royal source revealed, "There's no certainty with due dates of course but the Duchess is working off a date around St George’s Day and it would be a lovely patriotic coincidence if he or she were born then. The one thing that is certain though, if it’s a boy he won’t be called George! Prince George has already taken that one."
"Or if she’s very late, as she was with George’s birth, she could even make it a very special wedding anniversary present to William, as they celebrate seven years of marriage on the 29th April."
Kate Middleton gave birth to her other two children at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's hospital in London and will do so for her third and upcoming baby as well. With her third child being born in April, it is possible that Kate may not have enough time to recover in time for the Royal Wedding which is quite shortly after.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are all set to get married at St. George's Chapel, Windsor on the 19th of May. A friend of the Royal family said, "Of course Kate will be at the royal wedding, but she may not stay for the evening party. She’ll have a very young baby to look after and although she recovers very quickly from childbirth, it’s still a very tiring experience."
"Plus George and Charlotte are very excited to be a page boy and bridesmaid, so she’ll have to keep an eye on them as well. But she always has nanny Maria and Mum Carole on hand to help."
Kate is not sure what the gender of the baby is and wants to keep it as a surprise. The odds are in favor of the baby being a girl and Ladbroke's Jessica Bridge said, "Punters have been convinced Kate is expecting another girl, but her head-to-toe blue outfits could start to change public opinion, and the odds, very quickly."
A spokesman for the Royal couple declined to comment though people continued to speculate about the new royal baby:
Most parents normally wait till they are at least 12 weeks (third trimester) into the pregnancy until they announce the news but the Royal baby's arrival was revealed from much before. The reason the announcement came early was due to Kate Middleton's extreme morning sickness; a condition known as Hyperemesis gravidarum.
The Kensington Palace had revealed in September, " Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child. The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news. As with her previous two pregnancies, the Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Her royal, highness will no longer carry out her planned engagement at the Hornsey Road Children’s Centre in London today. The Duchess is being cared for at Kensington Palace."
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