Kate Middleton Birth Details Confirmed!

It's official! Kate Middleton plans to give birth for the second time at the Lindo Wing in St. Mary's Hospital in west London. It's same wing where Prince George was born in July 2013, as well as where Princess Di gave birth to Prince William and Prince Harry.

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So, it's not a huge surprise that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have opted to once again make use of the Lindo Wing, but it's exciting to confirm nonetheless.

The royal couple is expecting their second child in the latter half of this month, although Kate's exact due date isn't known. Also unknown is the child's gender, although speculators are predicting a daughter. Bets are on Alice as top billing for the name, although others believe they'll name her Diana, after Will's late mother.

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Officials say that Will and Kate are "hugely grateful" for the well wishes they've received throughout the pregnancy. It was another tough one for Middleton, who once again suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, a condition of extreme morning sickness suffered by only about two percent of expectant moms.

Thankfully, she's had top-notch care, and will continue to have it through the entire birthing process. The Lindo Wing is a private facility based within an NHS hospital, and offers the best health care for premature babies, infants with immediate special needs, and access to hospital specialists. They describe themselves as having offered the "leading private obstetric and neonatal care for 60 years."

The extra care does come at a price though ... It's over £5,000 for the first 24 hours of a delivery, and an additional £1,000 for each subsequent night. That's nearly $7,400 and $1,500 for us yanks. Somehow though, I think they'll be able to afford it.

Are you surprised that Kate has decided to revisit the Lindo Wing?

 

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