The royal baby is here! Kate Middleton gives birth to third child

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  • Huge congratulations are in order for Kate Middleton and Prince William – who have welcomed their third royal baby.

    The Duchess of Cornwall gave birth to a [SEX OF BABY] on [DATE] at the [NAME OF HOSPITAL] in [LOCATION].

    Sharing the exciting baby news, Buckingham Palace announced the new Prince/Princess’ arrival on [DAY].

    They said in a statement: [BABY NEWS]

    The new arrival joins older brother, four-year-old Prince George Alexander Louis, whom the couple welcomed in July 2013, and Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, two, born in May 2015, who will undoubtedly be delighted to have a new brother/sister to run around the palace with.

    Kate and William revealed their baby news back in September with an official statement on the Kensington Palace’s Twitter account.

    ‘The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child,’ the tweet read.

    ‘The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.’

    As with her first two pregnancies, Kate suffered from Hyperemesis Gravidarum which left her unable to attend official engagements.

    Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of morning sickness which affects around 15% of all pregnancies and can result in dangerous levels of dehydration.

    When Kate was pregnant with Princess Charlotte, the sickness cause her to confirm her pregnancy before the recommended 12 week mark as she was forced to cancel public engagements because of her illness.

    During an appearance that Kate was due to have attended at the time, William said of Kate’s condition: ‘She’s feeling OK thanks. It’s been a tricky few days, a week or so. We’re just basically thrilled, it’s great news. Early days, we’re hoping things just settle down and she feels a bit better.’