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What Happens After The Duchess Of Cambridge Gives Birth?

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The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital this morning in the ‘early stages of labour,’ travelling from the Palace to Paddington by car with her husband, Prince William. Now, it has been confirmed that Kate has given birth to a baby boy, weighing 8lbs 7oz, and that both mother and child are 'doing well.'

It’s been reported that Kate left the Palace at 6am, meaning that a St George’s Day birth for her third child is a strong possibility. As you’d expect, this being a royal baby (who’ll be fifth in line to the throne, coming after Princess Charlotte and before Prince Harry), William and Kate will have to follow a number of traditional protocols when their third child arrives. From the traditional announcement to the Lindo Wing photo opp and the official royal salute, here’s how things will play out in the next few days...