The Infanta Leonor already is in house
Madrid, 7 nov (EFE) .-The Infanta Leonor, a girl of chestnut-colored hair, rellenita, " calm and very nice ", according to her parents, the Princes of Asturias, is already in house, one week after her birth, last Monday of dawn, in the clinical Rúber Internacional, of Madrid.
At 12:10 p.m., in that it has been the moment most expected from last days, the Princes of Asturias were flanking the principal door of the clinic in which the seventh granddaughter of the Kings came to the world, three weeks before the foreseen.
Radiant, happy, smiling, with the small one in the arms of her mother, the Princes of Asturias were appearing before the journalist tens, which from the dawn were waiting for the first appearance publicly of whom she is called to be Queen.
Slept at all time, without turning pale either for the sound of the flashes of the photographers or for the shouting of the numerous persons congregated on the verge of the Rúber Internacional, the small Leonor appeared, wrapped in a shawl of color beige.
The same color chosen by dona Letizia for the coat, the trousers and the shoes - of heel - that shone in her first public appearance after her maternity.
" It is not possible to describe the emotion of being a mother, the happiness that I feel ", was saying the Princess before the happy look of her husband, don Philip, who was recognizing today, as already were saying days behind the King and the Infanta Elena, that the "slobber" is fallen by his daughter. " It is a dream ", there was adding notes the Prince, who was dressing a blue suit and yellow tie.
It was illuminating the Sun, the splendid Sun during a moderate morning very different from the rainy and cold night in the one that came to the world Leonor, at 01,46 hours of the Monday dawn. This dawn, the gynaecologist who attended to the pregnancy and the childbirth of the Princess, Luis Ignacio Recasens, was reporting that the newborn child weighed 3,540 kilos and measured 47 centimeters.
To remember today that they did not know if their first son was child or girl, that they knew it the night of Leonor's birth, a name to droughts, without others that them continue, since it is a custom in the members of the Royal Family. " We did not know what was. We are delighted", dona Letizia added notes.
The Princess of Asturias commented that they chose this name because it was appearing in the list that they had elaborated for the case of which she was a girl. Of all of them, it was the fact that more don Felipe liked it. Of there the choice. " It was doing illusion to him and it was charmed with to my me ", added his wife.
While the Princes were showing their daughter to the journalists, dozens of persons were applauding them from the balconies and windows of the clinic. Also the onlookers, who were crowding in the sidewalks or had risen up the wall of a nearby building. They all wanted to see the small Leonor, who remained slept in the arms of her mother.
" I am delighted ", was affirming dona Letizia, who said to be well in spite of the typical inconveniences in a woman who has just given birth for Caesarean. " It is troublesome, but I am well. It gives a lot of happiness. It is an enormous happiness the girl ", she demonstrated.
The Princes of Asturias do not know if their daughter is any more Borbón Grecia that Ortiz Rocasolano. They do not find him still similar. Only they know that, "at the moment", she has the blue eyes, the round sweet little face and the abundant hair and clear chestnut-tree. " Whom believe you who looks alike? ", the Princess asked the journalists.
" She is beautiful ", was insisting her father, who indicated that the trajecito that they had put and the shawl in the one that was going wrapped had it prepared " for four or five days ". " Since we did not know what was going to be ...! "
The two recognized to be living through a dream, a dream that they think to repeat, since as don Felipe was saying the day that he popped the question of dona Letizia, in the Palace of El Pardo one and in November, 2003, they want to have " more than two children and less than five ". With the same words refirió to it the Princess.
Dona Letizia is raising her daughter, and because of it she does not know still when she will join to the official activity. And judging by the aspect of small, rather fat and chubby, it seems that she eats likely.
On Monday of last week, soon after knowing for the first time her granddaughter, the Queen was commenting entertained that Leonor was "a bit "weeping", affirmation that she rectified the following day with the simple one " already does not cry ". Today, the Princes of Asturias said that her daughter is " calm, very calm ". " She eats very well and the whole moment sleeps ", said her mother.
Already her cousins know dona Leonor, " but of distant view ", the Prince specified, though he remembered that stilL three children had not seen her males of the Dukes of Palm: Juan Valentín, Paul Nicolás and Michael. " They will come from Barcelona any day from these ", was added by it.
Don Felipe took advantage of the journalist overwhelming presence to be grateful for their "patience" to them in these days of wait before the clinic, and especially for the conditions of cold and rain in which they had to be employed the night at that her daughter was born, one week ago. " Thank you for such a long wait, with rain, with cold, by day, by night... ", dona Letizia insisted.
The Princes of Asturias do not have decided still those who will be the godfathers of baptism of the small one. Neither the exact date of the baptism, not if it will be in the Palace of Zarzuela or in the Royal Palace. " The Kings will decide it ", commented the Prince. Only they know that it will be after Christmas.
After their chat with the journalists, and of them showing again and again to their small one, the Princes approached the people who they was acclaiming in order that also they could see closely their daughter.
Later, with don Felipe to the steering wheel of his car, and with dona Letizia and the small Leonor slept in a hempen basket, in the later seat of the vehicle, the Princes of Asturias made trip on returning to house, inside the enclosure of the Palace of Zarzuela, where the small one will live and grow from today.