The Duchess of Cambridge arrived at St. Mary’s hospital in the early morning of July 22 to welcome the next heir to the throne — and a rep for the palace tells HollywoodLife.com how she and the baby are doing!
Kate Middleton, 31, and her husband Prince William, 31, made the early morning journey to St. Mary’s Hospital in London on July 22 when the pregnant Duchess was experiencing the early stages of labor. They got to the hospital just before 6 a.m. London time, and Kate is bravely going through with her natural delivery!
Kate Middleton’s Healthy Labor — Pregnant Duchess Doing ‘Well’
Kate went into labor naturally and wasn’t induced, even though it was believed she was a few days overdue from her due date. A rep for Kensington Palace tells HollywoodLife.com:
The labour is progressing as normal.
With a normal labor in progress, Kate and William could welcome their first child as early as this afternoon EST — the average labor time for first-time moms is 12 hours, and the Duchess checked into the hospital at approximately 6 a.m. London time, or 1 a.m. EST.
Kate Middleton In Labor — Royal baby On The Way
Kate Middleton arrived at the hospital early in the morning on July 22 when she was experiencing the early stages of labor. As soon as she was safely checked into the hospital, Clarence House officially tweeted:
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted this morning to St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London in the early stages of labour. The Duchess traveled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge.
We can’t wait to the baby to arrive! What do YOU think of Kate’s labor going well, HollyMoms? Are YOU excited for the royal baby?
— Christina Stiehl
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