Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to daughter and Britain meets the royal baby – 24 hours in pictures

Kate Middleton was admitted to the Lindo Wing maternity hospital yesterday morning, before giving birth to a British princess - here's how the day played out in pictures

Yesterday was an important day in British history – as well as a long-awaited one for the fans who’ve been camped outside St Mary’s Hospital for the last few weeks.


The Duchess of Cambridge went into labour in the morning before giving birth to a British princess. The next few hours saw jubilation from the crowds, a hospital visit from Prince George and the country’s first glimpse of the royal baby as the Cambridges headed home in the early evening.

Exciting stuff, we’re sure you’ll all agree… 



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