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Kate Middleton announces pregnancy

Mon., Dec. 3, 2012 11:28 AM EST
by Danielle Canada

Kate Middleton is pregnant 

According to officials at Buckingham Palace, the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her first child. “Kate Middleton and Prince William are expecting an heir to the throne,” reported the palace. The palace also confirmed that Middleton was admitted to King Edward VIII Hospital in Central London for “severe morning sickness” and will remain hospitalized till she recovers.

News of Kate’s pregnancy follows a recent tour in Asia when she declined wine in favor of water, fueling rumors that she was with child.

The royal couple wed in April of 2011. Following their marriage, a huge scandal erupted after topless photos of the Duchess were published in a tabloid. –danielle canada

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