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Due Date for Royal Baby No. 2 Announced

William, Kate announce due date of Baby No. 2
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Now for some very exciting news royal baby watchers everywhere will love: Breaking with tradition, the British monarchy has announced a due date for William and Kate's second baby! Well, sort of.

Though no exact due date was released, the birth month—April—was.

This marks the first time in history the public has been privy to such info, and puts the Duchess of Cambridge at around three months pregnant, if our math is correct.

News of a second baby was first spilled back in September, which was likely earlier than the royal couple would have wanted. But after Kate's repeat bout of severe morning sickness forced her to cancel several public engagements, Kensington Palace decided to announce the happy news and avoid any speculation.

Though Kate continues to suffer from hyperemesis gravidarum, just as she did with Prince George, she's said to be getting better and has even started to travel short distances. This week, she'll return to her royal duties for the first time since becoming pregnant. Along with her husband Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge will welcome Singapore president Tony Tan Keng Yam in London before attending the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards at London’s Natural History Museum.

No matter which day Royal Baby No. 2 arrives, it looks like April 2015 is going to be one happy month for the royal family. Not only will it bring the 89th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, who will turn another year older on April 21; but it will also mark the fourth anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who married on April 29, 2011.

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