The wooden doors of the Lindo Wing of St. Marys Hospital in London have got to be the most famous, and watched, doors in modern history. Dozens and dozens of cameras were completely trained on those simple doors waiting for this very moment: the moment when the world gets to meet the royal baby!
A beaming Kate Middleton and joyful Prince William brought their baby outside and came down the hospital steps, and also spoke to a couple of journalists who had been posted outside waiting patiently for that moment with hopes of having a word with the royals.
There were many lovely moments, from how relaxed, normal, and happy they looked, to how they both wore baby blue in honor of their boy. Also notable: They sent a message of how they will both be parenting the prince, with both parents holding the baby, and that it was Prince William who put the baby in the car and even drove them home himself. A very modern royal family, sending out a very down-to-earth message.
Check out the first photos of the royal baby right here, from the live televised feed:
The Royal Family 1 of 11
Look how gorgeous they all look! Especially Kate, she looks so radiant and beautiful. She wore a Jenny Packham polka dot dress that was simple and lovely.
The Transfer 2 of 11
The moment when Kate passes on their baby to William to hold. A very sweet moment.
A Big Boy 3 of 11
Prince William said of the baby that he is, "a big boy, he's quite heavy."
All Smiles 4 of 11
The new parents were VERY happy, giving big smiles to the reporters.
The Name? 5 of 11
"We're still working on a name," but he said they'll pick one soon.
Special Time 6 of 11
The Prince says, "It's very special," with Kate adding, "any family knows how we feel."
Who Does the Baby Look Like? 7 of 11
The Prince said that the baby has Kate's lips, and that the baby has "way more than me," about the baby's head of hair.
The Royal Chariot 8 of 11
The car that would be taking the royal family home.
The Prince Carries Out the Baby 9 of 11
Prince William carried the baby out to their car in his car seat. No nannies, no attendants, just proving he will be a hands-on dad.
Easy! 10 of 11
Prince William made it look so easy! So many parents struggle with putting in the car seat for the first time, but he did a great job!
Prince Driving 11 of 11
And the Prince did the driving! An unexpected twist.
Photo Source: Screen shots from The Telegraph live feed.
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