KATE MIDDLETON’s pregnancy was a “concern” for Prince William as details that would normally be shielded from the public were “not hidden” like other royal babies.
The Royal Family welcomed yet another addition to the Firm after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry confirmed their second child, Lilibet Diana, has been born. The newborn is the third royal baby to be born this year. Princess Eugenie had her son August Philip – and Zara Tindall also had her first boy Lucas.
Eugenie’s sister Princess Beatrice also announced she is pregnant with her first child, to make what promises to be an incredible 2021 for royal children in the Firm.
But George’s birth was far from routine, and actually left William “concerned” for Kate, who had been having difficulties during her pregnancy.
Historian Robert Lacey spoke in 2012, months before George arrived the next year, as it emerged that Kate was pregnant but suffering with intense bouts of morning sickness.
Kate was forced into hospital as a result, and in a bid to ensure people were informed as to why the Duchess of Cambridge was there, Buckingham Palace confirmed she was pregnant.
The revelation came despite her not being past the usual three-month threshold to which expectant mothers normally confirm their news.
Mr Lacey said this would lead the public to see a “very ordinary pregnancy, a very open pregnancy”.
He continued: “Already the details of what’s happening to Kate are not being hidden as would have been the case in the past. Read more: daily express