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Old 06-19-2013, 08:04 PM
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I'm sure the Middleton's will be nearby in London nervously awaiting the news.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:32 AM
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10 curious things about the royal birth-
BBC News - 10 curious things about the royal birth
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:54 AM
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When is the baby due..The recent posts sound like she is ready to be admitted for labor anytime now..
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:45 AM
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She is due mid-July. But Baby Cambridge could arrive any day now...
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Old 06-20-2013, 12:18 PM
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When is the baby due..The recent posts sound like she is ready to be admitted for labor anytime now..
They said mid July But really it could be any day now! Most Royal Babies are born early before their Due Date, I actually wouldn't be surprise if they said Mid July Intentionally to throw the media off guard a little bit. But the media will be camped outside weeks in advance anyway.

I read somewhere that Kate baby Shower is today. Can anyone confirm that!?
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Old 06-20-2013, 12:23 PM
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She isn't having a baby shower, that was just some media nonsense.
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Old 06-20-2013, 12:24 PM
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I'd be amazed if the Duchess had a 'baby Shower'... which is regarded as a 'suspect' American habit in this country.
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Old 06-20-2013, 12:59 PM
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If Catherine had a baby shower, we probably wouldn't know anything about it. Just like we didn't get any info about her hen night.
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Old 06-20-2013, 03:54 PM
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I'd be amazed if the Duchess had a 'baby Shower'... which is regarded as a 'suspect' American habit in this country.
Who regards it as a suspect American habit? It's a very common thing to do nowadays and it's a wonderful way to celebrate an upcoming birth.

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If Catherine had a baby shower, we probably wouldn't know anything about it. Just like we didn't get any info about her hen night.
Exactly! I can see Catherine having one frankly.
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:19 PM
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Tomorrow is William 31st Birthday, We have been talking about all the other birthday but it would be cool if the Baby was born on William Birthday. Not saying Catherine will have tomorrow (I guess you really don't know) But it would pretty cool/nice and for William it would be pretty special I am sure.
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:20 PM
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Best Birthday present ever.
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:21 PM
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Showers are indeed common, but are still considered quite an American event and not generally the done thing except maybe for footballers wives and that lot.
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Here's a short history of the royal delivery room

The Duchess of Cambridge to Give Birth at St. Mary’s Hospital in London: A Short History of the Royal Delivery Room | Carolyn Harris: Royal Historian
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:44 PM
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Thank you for that interesting article.
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Thank you. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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That was a really interesting article, thanks. I did notice how it attributed the hospital birth to Diana, without note of the fact that the children of the Duke of Gloucester, the Princess Royal, and Prince Michael were all born at St. Mary's.
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Old 06-20-2013, 07:57 PM
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Well for some royal writers nothing before Diana exists.
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:21 PM
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LOL, I think the media just like highlighting everything Charles & Diana when it comes down to William & Catherine and Harry. Prepare to hear even more when the baby is born and even beyond.
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:32 PM
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Well for some royal writers nothing before Diana exists.
To be fair - she speaks to births of heirs and goes back to the 14th century.
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To be fair - she speaks to births of heirs and goes back to the 14th century.
Yup, and she focused on the birth of heirs, which is why it make sense to talk about Diana's children rather than Anne's children or the Gloucesters.
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