The Real Reason Kate Middleton’s Nanny Couldn’t Work With the Family Anymore

Kate Middleton, Prince GeorgeCan you believe that Prince George is almost one already? Yup, the adorable royal tyke will celebrate the big 0-1 on July 22, and we're sure there won't be any fanfare whatsoever. Haaa! Just kidding. It's not everyday a baby prince turns a whole year old.

You know who might be celebrating the impending end of his infancy the most though? His mom, the gorgeous Kate Middleton. Palace insiders recently dished that George Alexander Louis wasn't exactly the easiest of babies. In fact, he was so difficult that his nanny apparently had to quit.

Vanity Fair contributor Katie Nicholl covered the royal family for the August 2014 edition, and what she found out is very interesting indeed.

"Kate expressed relief that George behaved well during his first few public appearances," Nicholl revealed. "…For the first few months the prince cried loudly and frequently, and he was not sleeping through the night. Nanny Jessie Webb tried hard to get him into a routine, but the baby prince, who was still breastfeeding, was permanently hungry," and it was "only in the new year when Kate introduced solids, that George finally slept through the night."

Dude, that's six months of not sleeping through the night. That's rough.

Remember that Webb was once William and Harry's nanny, and she came out of retirement to lend her child-minding skills to th next generation. Apparently the little fuss bucket was too much, and she had to hand the reigns over to Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo before the famed Australia/New Zealand tour.

"She spent a week bonding with George at Kate's family home in March under the watchful eyes of the Middleton grandparents, while Will and Kate jetted off to the Maldives for a second honeymoon," VF noted. "Her credentials include experience in self-defense, high-speed driving, and dealing with paparazzi."

So basically Maria is the James Bond of nannies. I think high-speed driving is a skill I'd like to add to my own resume, not necessarily because I want to be a royal care-taker, but just because it sounds cool.

Anyway, I guess we know the truth of it now, and I gotta say -- I can totally relate to the Duchess on the pains of raising a fussy baby who can never seem to get enough to eat. Not even royals get to escape the downside of parenting.

Do you think Prince George was really that fussy of a baby, or was Kate just overly protective of him?

 

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Rache... RachelHall

"Dude, that's six months of not sleeping through the night. That's rough!"

Forget, if you will for a moment, that this entire 'article' is quite simply bullshit from start to finish, I cannot get past that particular extract! Six months of not sleeping through is rough?!! Try four years! And you tell me that, for the first few months, George "cried loudly and frequently"....!!!! He was a BABY!!!!

The nanny came out of and then went back into retirement, 'end of' as they say in some parts of Britain!

nonmember avatar jaz

these two lazy entitled spoiled brats, have to whine and nag over a baby, when they have nannies and servants, kate got ONE year maternity leave, Kudos goes to all working mothers who also have to to care of their families, kate needs to stop behaving like shes taking care of her sibling, its your kid its their job to look after him, they hardly ever work, what a pathetic couple!

Debbie Learn

I think people just enjoy bashing the young royal couple. It's a very good possibility this entire article is made up. And I think that Prince William and Duchess Kate are doing a whole lot more than Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla, or at least Prince William and Duchess Kate are in the news a whole lot more. That speaks for itself ! Give the young royal couple a chance to get adjusted to their roles for Pete's sake.

nonmember avatar duchess ofbutt

ya they are NOT working more than any royals in the RF, in fact a poll was conducted and willam and kate are at the bottom of the list in all the European monarchies, BUT they get all the perks and privileges since william is heir to the heir they have numerous houses, laxuriousholidays, kate gets a huge allowance from charles to buy her ugly expensive clothes , they misuse money on decorating, yes they are popular for the wrong reasons, kate is a world famous butt flasher!/

nonmember avatar duchess ofbutt

ya they are NOT working more than any royals in the RF, in fact a poll was conducted and willam and kate are at the bottom of the list in all the European monarchies, BUT they get all the perks and privileges since william is heir to the heir they have numerous houses, laxuriousholidays, kate gets a huge allowance from charles to buy her ugly expensive clothes , they misuse money on decorating, yes they are popular for the wrong reasons, kate is a world famous butt flasher!/

nonmember avatar Rita Cairncross

How nasty and ugly some comments are from jealous people about Prince William + Kate! They are doing a good job, and some babies are more hard work than others. From seeing some of Prince Georges expressions at 8 months old in New Zealand and Australia, I picked up this young baby certainly had a mind of his own! Which is great! He will be a King who will be good.

nonmember avatar april

It's called COLIC!!! My baby had it for 6mos! Absolutely awful experience. They are always crying, because their stomachs hurt and babies relate that to hunger. Only, eating more often than every 3 hrs. makes it worse!!! My own mother (who is an amazing mother herself) stopped being able to help us, because it was too difficult on her.

Susan Piddubriwnyj

Some babies need more food than others,when I was in hospital with my first born,he needed two bottles of milk and the nurses use to get it ,and it settled him down and he slept all night





Linda Raymond

He needed solids sooner that is evident

waity... waitykate

 


It's NOT COLIC.  Idiots who say "colic" !    Waity Katie was trying to "breast feed" with her anorexic boobs and was TOO STUPID to think of giving George a bottle and giving up on the breast feeding.  THAT MUST BE DONE to rule out the possibility of a baby not getting enough milk.  It's a wonder that George survived his stupid mother.  A newborn will basically only feed and sleep. If they can't sleep THEY MIGHT NEED A BOTTLE because some mothers do not have enough breast milk.

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