After months of waiting, the Duchess of Cambridge is finally in labour. Earlier this morning at roughly 6 a.m. the Duchess was taken to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington with her husband the Duke of Cambridge.
The royal baby was expected to arrive mid-July, so the Duchess is around a week late. Media around the world have been camped outside St Mary’s Hospital for several weeks now in anticipation of the birth. The world has really got behind the Duchess, and she will be well respected for deciding to have a natural birth.
It may be coincidence but Diana the late Princess of Wales was admitted into hospital with Prince William around the same time as the Duchess (6 a.m.). Diana’s labour took 16 hours. Could we expect the same from the Duchess? Only time will tell.
We will find out when the royal baby has been born when a special messenger sends a message to Buckingham Palace. A message will then be placed on an easel on the forecourt of the Palace informing the world of the news.
Don’t fret, internet addicts. The news will also be posted on the official British Monarch Twitter page @britishmonarch.