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Old 04-29-2007, 05:04 PM
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The name is very pretty and very appropriate. It's right that the child be named after her grandmother. Why are people referring to the older girl as Leo? I wasn't aware that her family had given her a nickname. Seems inappropriate for a girl, in any event.
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:09 PM
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I think I had to get used to the fact that it wasn't Lucia or Eugenia as a name, but I love it now ..

Felipe, Letizia, Leonor y Sofia .

Cute .
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:13 PM
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aw, it's a shame the infanta isn't called isabel or another regal and unexpected spanish name (such as leonor, which was a beautiful surprise), but i understand if the prince wanted her baby girl to be called like his mother the queen. i wonder if they may choose more names for the christening? although leonor only has one name (plus "de todos los santos"), felipe, cristina and elena all have beautiful long names. i hope they choose a couple more for the christening, although i doubt so.

now, let's wait for the official photoshoot!
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:13 PM
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I like the name Sofia ...
and its meaning ..."wisdom"
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:15 PM
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Oh, I just got home, and what a surprise. Infanta Sofia! What a beautiful way to recognized the Queen! Congratualtions to the happy couple. Do we know when we might see a picture of the little one?
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They usually show pictures leaving the hospital and official ones on the same day. With Leonor we saw them leaving the hospital and official pictures of the Princes of Asturias, Leonor and the King and Queen later in the afternoon
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Oh, I just got home, and what a surprise. Infanta Sofia! What a beautiful way to recognized the Queen! Congratualtions to the happy couple. Do we know when we might see a picture of the little one?
When she will be leaving the hospital with Mama and Papa in 4-5 days.
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:27 PM
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Why does she only have one name? I know her sister does too, but both of her aunts have three or four names each.
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:28 PM
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The Queen also has said ,when she leaving the clinic ,that the little Sofía is looked like Leonor
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Congratulations to the couple and the Spanish Royal Family.How nice to see the newborn Princess is named after Queen Sofia.
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:43 PM
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The Queen also has said ,when she leaving the clinic ,that the little Sofía is looked like Leonor
Awww, probably little Sofia is another mini Felipe like her sister. I remember that I was totally charmed by the first photos of Leonor and I hope it will be the same with Sofia.
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Old 04-29-2007, 05:46 PM
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Queen Sofia leaves hospital Ruber Intenacional

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Old 04-29-2007, 05:55 PM
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Thank you for the pictures of Queen Sofia, lula.
She looks immensly happy and proud.

Some more pictures of Prince Felipe during the Press Conference.
Proud Dad 1
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Proud Dad, showing the size of her baby girl

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Thanks so much for the pictures Lula. I just watched Sofia leave the hospital on television. DId you see the way she made the car stop in order to be able to answer the questions of the journalists? She's great SHe looked so happy with her new granddaughter, especially that she was named after her.
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Old 04-29-2007, 06:04 PM
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Queen sofia look like she could pass for the happiest women on earth today, who could blame her. i think naming her after q.sofia was a very nice/sweet thing to do.she sure is a great women
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Spain's Queen Sofia smiles to the press 29 April 2007 as she leaves the Ruber clinic in Madrid where Spain's Princess Letizia, wife to heir to the throne Prince Felipe de Bourbon, gave birth to the couple's second child, a baby girl named Sofia, the royal palace announced.

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Old 04-29-2007, 06:12 PM
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Congratulations Spain!!!!! I love this Royal Family and I'm thrilled with the new Infantita.
I love the name Sofia.
Wow, this thread already reached 24 pages in few hours! It's a Record of Guiness!
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Old 04-29-2007, 06:17 PM
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great news , another cute little princess

Congratulations to the Royal family of Spain
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Wow, this thread already reached 24 pages in few hours! It's a Record of Guiness!
25, if you don't mind!
I am truly happy with "my" new Infanta. I wish her the Best!
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