So, we are all waiting for the birth of the royal baby. Kate Middleton could be going into labor at any minute and it will be a very private affair, as it should be. There will be that very magical moment when Kate Middleton and Prince William welcome into the world the heir to the British throne. And after that moment, the baby will be part of popular culture and will an instant celebrity. So what happens after the royal baby is born?
Here are 7 things that will happen:
What Next? 1 of 8
What will happen after the royal baby is born? Click through to see...
The Hospital 2 of 8
Kate and William will be able to toast their new baby with a glass of champagne, since the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital has a "lengthy wine list." Where will she be giving birth? The suites in the Lindo Wing have, as E! reports, "a satellite TV, a radio, a safe, bedside phone, Internet access and a fridge. Patients will also have their choice of a daily newspaper each morning. A dedicated hotel services team provides an extensive and nutritious menu, catering to each individual's dietary requirements. A comprehensive wine list is also offered if new parents wish to enjoy a glass of Champagne and toast their baby's arrival."
They’ll Name the Baby 3 of 8
Well, they probably already know the name. But right after the birth they'll make it official. Here are the odds of the names for girls.
First Photo 4 of 8
It is anticipated that Kate and William will pose on the steps of the Lindo Wing just like Princess Diana did with William and Harry - check out this vintage pic of Princess Diana after having a Prince right here.
The Announcement 5 of 8
According to the New York Times, there is a process already in place for the big baby news.
"The birth's confirmation process is rooted in tradition, but it will be televised in high-definition, which was something else that didn't exist the last time there was a royal baby. The duchess's doctors will sign a birth notice. The notice will be hand-carried to a car. The car will be driven to Buckingham Palace. Then the notice will be placed on an easel in the forecourt of the palace, informing the world of the baby's birth and possibly his or her name."
Royal Visitors 6 of 8
There will be lots of VIP visitors. Like Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall as well as Kate's parents. But most will be visiting the new royal family at their home in Kensignton Palace. They'll also probably bring the baby to Buckingham Palace to meet his great grandmother - the Queen.
Going Home 7 of 8
There is different speculation of where the royal baby will go after its born. They might go to Kate Middleton's moms house outside of London. They might go to the Queen's estate at Sandringham, in Norfolk, Balmoral in Scotland. Or they may just go to their home in the Kensington Palace.
Then the Cameras 8 of 8
After a bit of time of the baby enjoying private time, the heir to the thrown will then belong to the people -an instant celebrity. Here are fellow Brits The Saturdays arriving at the airport. The royal baby's experience will be like this, times 100.
Photo Credit: Pacific Coast News.