Kate Middleton to switch hospitals for royal baby's birth

Kate Middleton will not return to King Edward VI hospital, where she was treated early in her pregnancy, for the birth of the royal baby.  New reports claim the royal baby will be born at St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington.

That's the same hospital where Prince William and Prince Harry were born.  It's also believed the Duchess of Cambridge will follow Princess Diana's lead by giving birth in the Lindo wing of the private hospital.

It's not a surprise that Kate will give birth at St. Mary's.  The hospital is private, her doctors can practice there, and the location has meaning to Prince William. 

Royal heir wins out over Royal Air Force: Prince William leaving RAF

It was the royal heir vs the Royal Air Force -- and four months before he's set to become a dad Prince William's already proving to be a family man. 

The third in line to the throne will reportedly step down from his post as an RAF search and rescue pilot around the time the royal baby is born. In a March 28 report, Us Weekly quotes a military source as saying the duke will leave the RAF for a different armed forces post. 


VIDEO: Royal baby and Kardashian baby could share birthplace and birth month

The royal baby and the next generation of reality tv royalty could share not only the same birth month, but the same birthplace.

Kim Kardashian revealed this week she and Kanye West are considering welcoming their baby in Europe. "We’re thinking of having the baby in Paris, maybe,” she revealed on Tuesday of her unborn baby who's due in July. “We’re still deciding.”

Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby is also due in July and will be born at an undisclosed London Hospital.  If Kim and Kanye's baby is born in Paris it would mean the two most anticipated babies of 2013 would both be born in Europe in July.

Prince William and Kate Middleton stay close to home, concentrate on parenthood

Kate Middleton and Prince William will be keeping their royal duties local in 2013 it was confirmed Monday. The royal couple will not be traveling internationally this year due to the duchess' pregnancy and the July birth of theroyal baby, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's private secretary confirms to The Mirror.
A royal source also reveals it's "highly unlikely" that the couple will travel out of the UK together after the royal baby is born. However, it is possible Prince William could make a short solo trip.
The decision to stop their international travel and focus on their growing family is an sign Kate Middleton and Prince William plan to be very hands-on parents. It could also be an indication that Prince William is planning to continue his military career to avoid taking on full-time royal duties just yet.
As Examiner.com previously reported, Prince Harry will pick up some royal duties due to the birth of the Kate and William's baby. He's already scheduled to make a seven day US tour in May and it's expected the 28-year-old could do another international trip later in the year, as well.
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Video: The funny way Prince William is prepping for diaper duty

He may be the future King of England, but Prince William isn't above diaper duty!

The dad-to-be has apparently turned to the Internet to learn how to change diapers.  According to reports Prince William has been searching YouTube for videos on how to change a baby's diaper.

Uncle Prince Harry reportedly thinks his older brother's take on learning parenting skill is "hilarious" and has been teasing him about his YouTube lessons. 

What do you think of Prince William's idea to search YouTube for diaper changing tips?


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