How Kate Middleton's Family Has Changed in 2013 (PHOTOS)

kate middletonIt's been a whirlwind year for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. They started 2013 as a family of two, and ended it with an adorable addition. We saw Kate go from cute royal preggo to sophisticated mama; and Will go from sweet, doting husband to even sweeter, doting daddy.

Here is a look back at how Kate Middleton's family has changed in 2013.

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  • Prince George Wants His Parents to Know He's Here


    Although the Duke and Duchess started out 2013 just the two of them, their son-to-be wanted them to know he was there. Poor Kate had to be hospitalized for acute morning sickness -- and, naturally, William was by her side. Not exactly the typical royal galas they were used to.


  • The Duke & Duchess Are Showered With Gifts




    William and Kate were showered with gifts -- teddy bears, onesies -- at all royal events after it was made public that Kate was expecting. Wonder what they did with all those stuffed animals?

  • Kate Starts to Show


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    The first few months of 2013, the Duchess' belly couldn't really be defined as a baby bump. But on March 20, while attending an event for the London Underground with the Queen, Kate proudly displayed her adorable pregnant belly. Coincidentally, she also donned a "Baby on Board" pin that day.

  • Kate Has a Baby Shower


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    On May 31, it was reported that Kate Middleton was going to have the first-ever royal baby shower, hosted by none other than Britian's premiere party planner, Pippa Middleton. The party reportedly had high-end goodie bags with gifts from Jo Malone and the White Company.

  • Kate Spills Her Due Date


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    At an official event, it was reported that Kate leaked her baby's due date as July 13. Perhaps she was trying to throw everyone off, because George wound up arriving over a week later.

  • Kate's Bump Gets Bigger


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    With about a month left, Kate attends one of her last royal events before the birth of George. Look at that bump!

  • He's Here!


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    On July 22, William and Kate welcomed a healthy baby boy: Prince George of Cambridge.

  • Prince William Handles the Car Seat




    A dad rite of passage.

  • The Family Has Their First Official Photo


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    William, Kate, and George (and Lupo!) had their first official photo taken -- by Kate's dad.

  • George's Christening


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    On October 23, William and Kate had their sweet angel's christening. And, naturally, all three look fab. A gorgeous family if there ever was one.

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