We might not be seeing Kate Middleton for a while after the royal wedding

Here's why...

The Duchess of Cambridge‘s past month has undoubtedly been busier than most – it’s hardly surprising therefore that she’s taking a couple of months off.

Giving birth to a baby prince and introducing him to the world hours later in heels and perfect make up would be enough. But she has also had her wedding anniversary, Princess Charlotte‘s third birthday and her sister Pippa Middleton’s reported baby news to celebrate. Not to mention brother-in-law Prince Harry’s fast-approaching wedding to Meghan Markle to prepare for.

In short – she’s been very, very busy.

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The 36-year-old has been laying low in her Kensington Palace home with her family of five since Prince Louis‘ birth, surrounded by royal neighbours, including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and new arrivals Princess Eugenie and her fiance Jack Brooksbank, who moved in last week. Even the Queen helicoptered into Kensington Palace to meet Prince Louis this week.

While the Duchess of Cambridge is of course expected to attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in Windsor Castle later this month, it has been revealed that she won’t have to lift a finger. But with Prince George and Princess Charlotte expected to be part of the bridal party and newborn Prince Louis being a potential attendee, we’re sure she’ll still have her hands full.

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It’s because of this that everyone took a huge sigh of relief on Kate’s behalf when it was announced that following the wedding, she would be taking a couple of months off, with her maternity leave reportedly being longer than those after the births of her other two children.

Kate returned to royal duties just two months after having Princess Charlotte, and attended official events just six weeks after giving birth to Prince George. So it’s safe to say that she’s earned herself an extra long maternity leave this time.

We’re wishing Kate a relaxing maternity leave with her growing family!

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