Pippa Middleton gives birth to baby girl - 'She's perfect, everyone is overjoyed!'
PIPPA MIDDLETON, the youngest sister of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby girl earlier this morning.Opening up on how the news was received by those closest to Pippa and her husband James Mathews, a family source said: "She's perfect, everyone is overjoyed at such a happy arrival.
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Princess Beatrice surprised royal watchers when she and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi announced their baby news via the Queen's official Twitter account on Wednesday.
And it seems the royal mum-to-be took inspiration from her cousin-in-law, the Duchess of Cambridge, for concealing her pregnancy news and growing baby bump until the time felt right to announce.
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Beatrice's last appearance was at the weekend, when she was spotted driving around Windsor with her mum Sarah, Duchess of York in the front passenger seat. She has also been pictured enjoying dinner out in Mayfair with her husband various times, sipping on a glass of wine and avoiding form-fitting clothing.
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But before that, her last official, high-profile appearance was about a month ago at Prince Philip's funeral in Windsor. Beatrice, 32, looked stunningly demure for the sombre event, hiding any signs of a bump under her black coat, which featured a belted, cinched-in waist.
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WATCH: British royal babies make their public debut! We've seen several generations of royals introduce their babies to the world, from Princess Diana giving birth to Prince William to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcoming three of their own beautiful children. And it never gets old! While we patiently wait for the next royal baby announcement, (the Duchess of Sussex is almost ready to pop!), we take a look back at photos of the Queen, the Countess of Wessex and more royal mothers on some of their last outings before they gave birth. SEE: Meet the 2021 royal baby club: royals due to give birth this year Keep scrolling to see more blossoming baby bumps...
Duchess Kate and her first son Prince George Royal fans were absolutely over the moon when Kate Middleton announced her first pregnancy in December 2012. The Duchess looked radiant in powder pink during her last public appearance at the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in June 2013. Just over a month later, on 22 July 2013, the newlyweds welcomed little Prince George into the world.
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Zara Tindall and her first daughter Mia Zara and Mike Tindall welcomed their first child, Mia, on 17 January 2014. Zara kept her big bump warm in a woollen coat as she made one of her last public outings at the International at Cheltenham Racecourse on 13 December 2013 - just a month before the big day.
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Princess Diana and her first son Prince William This beautiful photograph of the Princess of Wales showed Diana looking radiant in a flowing, baby pink dress, which draped around her heavily pregnant bump. Diana was at a polo match with Prince Charles in June 1982. Later in that same month, the couple introduced their first son Prince William to the world. READ: Duchess Kate's birth stories of her children George, Charlotte and Louis
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Duchess Kate and her daughter Princess Charlotte Kate kept her little Princess in a stylish bump, wearing a Hobbs Dalmatian dress that she also favoured during her pregnancy with George. She looked beautiful as she attended one of her final engagements while pregnant, which was a visit to the Turner Contemporary art gallery in Margate on 11 March 2015. A couple of months later, on 2 May, Charlotte was born.
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The Queen and her fourth child Prince Edward How glamorous did the Queen look while six months pregnant with her fourth child, Prince Edward? Her Majesty looked happy and confident as she left Burlington House after seeing a preview of the winter exhibition 'Goya And His Times' at the Royal Academy - one of her final public appearances before Edward's arrival. MORE: Zara Tindall's guide to parenting: 7 tips the royal swears by
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Princess Diana and her son Prince Harry Diana gave a lesson on how to dress a seriously glamorous bump while six months pregnant. The Princess draped her bump in a silky Catherine Walker gown while at a film premiere in June 1984. Just three months later, she gave birth to her second son Prince Harry.
Duchess Meghan and her son Archie Nearly 35 years later, Harry welcomed his own child with Meghan in May 2019. The Duchess' bump looked magnificent as she attended an International Women's Day panel discussion in March 2019 wearing a bold black and white mini dress by Reiss, which has become one of her most memorable looks to date!
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The Countess of Wessex and her daughter Lady Louise Windsor Sophie opened Childline's New Counselling Centre and offices on her final outing on 6 November before giving birth to Lady Louise Windsor just two days later. Yep, two! How amazing did she look? RELATED: 18 unusual royal baby names and their secret meanings
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The Duchess of York and her first daughter Princess Beatrice Sarah Ferguson stayed comfortable yet chic in a polka dot dress paired with flat shoes at a polo match, while heavily pregnant with her first baby on 10 July 1988. She welcomed her first daughter, Princess Beatrice, just under a month later on 8 August.
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Duchess Kate and her son Prince Louis The Duchess once more made being heavily pregnant look like a breeze as she attended the Commonwealth Big Lunch at St Luke's Community Centre on 22 March. She even managed to walk around in heels! Kate gave birth to her third child, Prince Louis, a month later on 23 April. MORE: The Queen's birth stories of her children Charles, Anne, Andrew and Edward
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The Duchess of York and Princess Eugenie Sarah Ferguson proved that even royals love comfortable maternity clothes! During her second pregnancy with Princess Eugenie, she attended a ski championship and opted for white trousers, an oversized white top that skimmed over her bump and a cosy tan jacket to keep warm. Just weeks later, Eugenie was born on 23 March 1990.
The Duchess of Sussex and her first daughter The Duke and Duchess of Sussex revealed in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that their second born is to be a girl. Meghan and Harry announced they are overjoyed to be welcoming their daughter, who is due in the late spring, any moment now! Donning a stunning silk floral dress for a rare virtual appearance at a music concert in May, heavily pregnant Meghan styled her bump effortlessly and looked glamorous as ever for the public engagement. Make sure you never miss a ROYAL story! Sign up to our newsletter to get all of our celebrity, royal and lifestyle news delivered directly to your inbox.
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Princess Beatrice and husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi look so in love on romantic date night
Princess Beatrice looked chic in all-black as she enjoyed a romantic date with her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi on Friday
Her long hair, which flowed down past her waist, was styled into a high ponytail and had gorgeous waves in it. It was hard not to miss Beatrice's incredibly chic long hairstyle and it was perhaps this change in appearance that distracted fans from any signs of her pregnancy news. © Provided by Hello! princess-beatrice-hair-funeral-prince-philip
Princess Beatrice distracted fans last month with her incredible hairstyle
Beatrice's cousin Kate liked to use this nifty hair trick whenever she was about to announce her baby news with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The Duchess would often switch up her hair before the official announcement was made, from going for a dramatic chop or dyeing her locks.
She would also experiment with different hairstyles, swapping her signature Chelsea blow dry for a half-up, half-down look or opting for tighter curls.
Queen Letizia's elegant blazer dress has a very special meaning behind it
Queen Letizia recycled the tweed blazer dress she first wore to her daughter Princess Leonor's christening 15 years ago, while presiding over a military ceremony on Friday.
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Kate always switched up her hairstyles and lengths when she was about to announce a pregnancy
Apart from drawing attention away from her figure and to her hair, it seems there is another reason behind Kate's thinking. Hairstylist Paul Edmonds previously told HELLO! that his biggest tip for new mums or pregnant women is to chop off a few inches, saying: "To combat any potential thinning of the hair, I always like to advise my clients, who are expectant mums, to take the hair shorter and blunter to reduce the strain on the remaining hair."
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Princess Beatrice surprises in bold Zara dress to show off baby bump .
Princess Beatrice was spotted in London on Saturday with husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, sporting a chic high street dress to compliment her growing baby bump.If anyone is able to make pregnancy look effortless, it's Princess Beatrice. Ever since she announced the joyous news of her first pregnancy with husband Edouardo Mapelli Mozzi, the Princess has been serving some seriously crafty maternity fashion hacks.