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* DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE IN EARLY STAGES OF LABOUR
CATHERINE, DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE has been admitted to hospital in the early stages of labour.
The British royal has travelled to St. Mary's Hospital in London ahead of the impending birth of her first child with Prince William.
A statement from officials at royal residence Clarence House reads, "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London in the early stages of labour.
"The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge." (MJ/WNWC/MJ)**
* DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE GIVES BIRTH TO A BOY
PRINCE WILLIAM and his wife became first-time parents on Monday (22Jul13) when CATHERINE, DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE gave birth to a son.
The little boy was born in London in the Lindo wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London - the same hospital where William and his brother Harry were delivered.
Reports suggest the baby was born at 4.24pm local time and weighed in at eight pounds and six ounces.
The new baby is third in line to the British throne after William, who was at his wife's side throughout the delivery, and his father Charles, Prince of Wales.
The newborn shares a birthday with Willem Dafoe, Selena Gomez, Don Henley and fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.
Further details, including the name of the child, have not been announced.
In line with tradition, a declaration of the baby's birth will be pinned up on a board outside Queen Elizabeth II's London residence, Buckingham Palace. (LR&KL/WN/KL&MT)**
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the headquarters of the charity CBUK, Child Bereavement UK at Saunderton Buckinghamshire. Prince William is the Patron of the charity which offers support to bereaved parents who have lost children and children whose mother or father has recently died. Kate who is pregnant, expecting their first child accompanied the Pr - Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom - Tuesday 19th March 2013 (2 Pictures)