Kensington Palace has confirmed that the royal baby is officially on its way

And we’re all very excited.

Ever since it was announced that a future royal was on its way, the whole world has been waiting for its arrival – and it looks like the day is finally here.

Kensington Palace has just confirmed the news that the Duchess of Cambridge has gone into labour with her third child, admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital and accompanied by her husband, Prince William.

‘Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London earlier this morning in the early stages of labour’, the statement read. ‘The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge.’

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced that they were expecting the future royal back in September, taking to social media to announce the exciting news.

‘The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child’ read a statement from Kensington Palace.

As with the Duchess of Cambridge’s first two pregnancies, the 36-year-old suffered from Hyperemesis gravidarum, an acute form of morning sickness – taking some time off her royal duties in her first trimester.

The royal baby is to be born in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s hospital – like her first two births – following in the footsteps of her mother-in-law Princess Diana who broke with royal protocol to give birth to both Prince William and Prince Harry there, rather than to give birth at Kensington Palace.

There are no further updates as of yet but Kensington Palace are expected to break the news of the royal baby’s arrival on Instagram.

We can’t wait.

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