Kate Middleton and Prince William Will Announce the Birth of the Royal Baby on Twitter
If you need further proof that Kate Middleton and Prince William have a very modern take on parenting, this is it: When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child is finally born, the news will be announced on Twitter, People reports. Once the news breaks at St. Mary's Hospital in London that the royal baby has arrived, an official email release will be sent out to the press, and "a couple of minutes later," the news will be posted to the palace's public social media feeds, including Twitter and Instagram.
The royal baby tweets and Instagram posts will announce the baby's sex, time of birth, and weight. In January, Kate, William, and Prince Harry officially joined Twitter and Instagram under the handle @KensingtonRoyal.
However, don't expect the Duke and Duchess to buck tradition completely—just as was done with Prince George, a proclamation of birth signed by the main doctors will be displayed on an easel in front of Buckingham Palace following the birth, and the family will make the traditional appearance on the steps of the hospital when they leave.