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The Business of Baby Boxes

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For some brand new parents, the second most important arrival (after baby, of course) is a simple cardboard box. "Baby boxes" containing newborn basics like gender-neutral clothes, winter gear, diapers and bath supplies have been mailed out to new parents by the Finnish government for over 75 years. Now, the business is taking off --... Read more

It's a Girl! The (Second) Royal Baby Is Here!

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The rumors are true: the second royal baby is a girl! Kensington Palace reported that Kate arrived at the posh Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London, the same place where she gave birth to Prince George in 2013 (and where Princess Diana gave birth to Kate's hubby Prince William --... Read more

Maternity Style Fit for a Princess

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As we twiddle our thumbs waiting for the royal baby to arrive, we're taking the time to reflect on Kate Middleton's maternity style. How does she always look so good? Her outfits sell out in minutes, and we've certainly never seen any pregnancy breakouts. We're rounding up the products that make style stalking... Read more

Overdue? Natural Methods to Induce Labor

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Now that Duchess Kate’s rumored due date has come and gone, and Prince William is nearly a week into his paternity leave (Kate’s last public appearance before giving birth was March 27), all eyes are on the #GreatKateWait for royal baby no. 2’s birth announcement via Twitter. Several reports say she’ll be induced, which is... Read more

Total Pregnancy Brain? Kate Middleton's Hilarious Quote

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Remember when severe morning sickness was keeping pregnant Kate Middleton on the sidelines? Well, she doesn't. "I sometimes forget I'm pregnant," she told Margate resident Jenny Cranstone when she visited the artsy seaside town on Wednesday. Cranstone had told the Duchess -- who was wearing a Dalmatian-esque spot coat by High Street label Hobbs -- that she... Read more

Princess Kate Visits School For Children with Mental Illness

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Princess Kate Middleton gave a warm, maternal visit to the Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School in London on Tuesday. The Duchess of Cambridge spent an unexpected three hours at the school, which is allied with a psychiatric hospital for children aged 7-18, and quickly put everyone's jitters at ease. The school's head teacher, John Ivens, told PEOPLE that "she... Read more

Kate Middleton: 'I Can Feel Baby Kicking Now'

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Slowly but surely, we're learning more about royal baby #2. Don't get your hopes up; still no word on gender. But according to the UK newspaper The TelegraphKate Middleton is opening up about her baby's movements. "It's moving all the time. I can feel it kicking now," she told 17-year-old Martina McDonagh this weekend. McDonagh,... Read more

Kate Middleton Wows at Star-Studded London Variety Show

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Mark this day on your calendars, because Kate Middleton met One Direction. The princess, alongside Prince William, glammed it up at the Royal Variety Performance in London, an event at which Queen Elizabeth is usually the guest of honor. But the younger royals stood in her place tonight, welcomed into the Palladium theater by none... Read more

Princess Kate Back Back in the Spotlight Soon?

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It's been difficult to be on Kate Middleton bump watch while she's been so far removed from the spotlight. But it seems that's about to change. After skipping a planned visit to Malta earlier this month and sitting out the wedding of family friend Victoria Inskip on Saturday because of hypermesis gravidarum, the Duchess,... Read more

Kate Middleton’s Classic (and Gross) Mom Move We’ve All Done a Million Times

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I'm finding it seriously hard to believe that our beloved Duchess, Kate Middleton, is being criticized for wiping baby drool on her dress. She's the mom of a nine month old, people! Let's break the "offense" down, shall we? If she DIDN'T wipe the drool, she'd get criticized anyway for leaving drool hanging off her... Read more