How the Third Royal Baby's Delivery Differed from Prince George and Princess Charlotte's

As of Monday, Prince William and Kate Middleton are officially parents of three. The happy couple welcomed a baby boy on St. George's Day, and they followed a well-known pattern to do so. Like they did with their two older children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, Will and Kate went to the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London in order to have their baby.

Even though the routine stayed the same (including security), this hospital visit was a little different than those of Middleton's past deliveries, primarily because it was shorter.

The couple's eldest child, Prince George, was born on July 21, 2013 at 4:24 p.m. local time after more than 11 hours of labor. The following day, about 25 hours after after George was born, he had his first photo op alongside his beaming parents.

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The Duchess of Cambridge welcomed Princess Charlotte on May 2, 2015 at 8:34 a.m. Charlotte was then introduced to the world on the same day, outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London, at about 6 p.m.

Their younger brother, whose name has not been officially released yet, seemed to have a shorter labor. He was born at 11:01 a.m. local time at St. Mary's in London after Kensington Palace announced around 8:30 a.m. that Middleton was in the early stages of labor at the hospital.

If Will and Kate's newborn baby boy follows his sister's lead, we might get to meet the newest royal in the family sometime today. Fingers crossed.

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