Was it just me or did it feel like all of our favorite celebs were pregnant this year? Kylie Jenner, Mindy Kaling, and of course, the Duchess of Cambridge, who announced her third pregnancy back in September 2017. On Monday, Kensington Palace announced that Kate Middleton gave birth to a baby boy and the family is currently resting and enjoying their first days all together.
The Twitter statement from the palace said,
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz.T he Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.
The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news.
Just after announcing her pregnancy in early fall, the palace released a statement confirming that she was due in April, so the baby arrived right on time without any complications, which is a good thing. Middleton suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum during the beginning of this pregnancy, as well as with her first two pregnancies, and was even hospitalized for it while carrying 2-year-old Princess Charlotte.
This time, too, she had a rough time at the beginning of her pregnancy, but then appeared to feel much better, making public appearances with her husband, Prince Willian, and brother-in-law Prince Harry as well as her almost sister-in-law Meghan Markle. Like so many women everywhere, even without a complicated pregnancy, she has to be relieved that their third baby is here in time for summer. Although the palace hasn’t released any pictures yet, it’s likely the royal couple will stand outside of the Lindo Wing of the hospital to show off the new addition within the coming hours.
So it’s a really busy time for the entire royal family (although, you’d think that the Queen or someone would have…