As Kate Middleton left London this weekend to visit her parents in Berkshire, it’s now emerged that she may not return until the Royal baby has been born.
If the Duchess of Cambridge does go into labour while visiting the Middleton’s and is unable to return to St Mary’s hospital in London as planned, there is the possibility that she will give birth at a local hospital near her parents Bucklebury home, such as the Royal Berkshire in Reading.
A royal source earlier confirmed to press that “There are contingencies in place for wherever the Duchess happens to be, and one of them is the Royal Berkshire. It is still a possibility that she could give birth there, though that would only be in extremis, as the expectation is that she will go to St Mary’s.”
Kate has been receiving her pre-natal treatment at St Mary’s and is currently expected to give birth in a suite that has been prepared in the hospital’s famous Lindo Wing. If the birth does go ahead as expected, the new Prince or Princess will follow in their famous father’s footsteps and both Prince William and Prince Harry were born in the hospital.
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