As this is being written, Kate Middleton is in labor and is having the baby – and not just any baby, but the heir to the British throne! And while everyone in the world seems to be excited, some are more excited than others.
So, have you bitten by the royal baby bug? Are you suffering from royal baby fever? I think all of us seem to have a bit of it. But have you taken it too far? Here are nine signs that you have caught baby fever, and that you have it bad…
Do You Have Royal Baby Fever? 1 of 10
Click through to see if you have caught royal baby fever...bad!
You Are Glued to the Live Feed 2 of 10
Instead of going to work, playing with your kids, or watching something on TV, you are instead glued to The Telegraph's live feed of the doors of Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital. Yes, watching hours of two guards, the bobbing heads of reporters, and the occasional bicyclist riding by may be boring for some, but you are riveted.
You Are Natalie Morales 3 of 10
You Haven’t Named YOUR Baby Yet 4 of 10
There is a phenomenon in Great Britain where apparently women are delaying naming their own babies until they know what Kate and William will name the heir to the throne. Many of them are waiting because they want to give their baby the same name!
You Are Having Labor Pains…But You’re Not Pregnant 5 of 10
During Kate Middleton's birth, you suddenly are having labor pains...but you are not pregnant.
You’re Planning a Sip and See Party 6 of 10
You're in the midst of planning a Sip and See party...for the royal baby. There will be crumpets, cocktails, and a cut-out of a the royal baby.
More Excited For This Birth Than Your Own! 7 of 10
You are more pumped and more excited about the birth of the royal baby than your own. Oh, and you've also started speaking with a British accent even though you are American.
Vacation to St. Mary’s Hospital 8 of 10
Instead of Hawaii or Fiji, you opt to go to England for your vacation. But not to go to the museums or to see the shows. Instead you go and camp outside of St. Mary's Hospital. At least it's hot in London right now, so maybe you'll get a tan that could look a bit tropical.
You Bought These 9 of 10
You Bet All Your Money 10 of 10
Betting on the royal baby is big business. According to the Today Show, one bookmaking company has "brought in about $1.53 million in total bets regarding the baby's gender, name, and birth date." And you, you've put all your extra money on speculation about the royal baby.
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