BREAKING NEWS—Kate Middleton is in Labor!

Ok_061713_kate middleton birth featured

Jul. 22 2013, Published 9:05 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

Okay, you're allowed to exhale. For a little bit. The royal baby is finally on his/her way!

OK! Investigates: All the ways Kate has imitated Princess Diana (so far).

Pippa and Kate Middleton

Kensington Palace has confirmed, releasing an official statement Monday morning saying that "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted this morning to St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London in the early stages of labor. The Duchess traveled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge."

Prince William
Article continues below advertisement

is now safely planted in the private Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London, the exact same place where Princess Diana gave birth to over thirty years ago. Her husband Prince William is by her side.

OK! News: What's the word Kate Middleton used to describe pregnancy?

The next big news will be in the form of an easel placed outside the Palace with news about the baby's gender and name. Can't join the crowd gathering outside the gates? You'll have to hang out with as the news develops!

Here's some royal baby reading in the mean time:

OK! News: Read the parenting advice Snooki has for Kate Middleton!

Watch: Who will be in the delivery room alongside Kate?

Watch: There's a new royal baby in town! Who's stealing Kate's thunder?

Do you have champagne at the ready? Do you think Kate is going to have a girl or boy? Come celebrate with us in the comments or on Twitter at @OKMagazine.


Want OK! each day? Sign up here!

Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2023 OK!. A DIVISION OF EMPIRE MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LLC. OK! is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.