Heart Breakfast's Royal Baby Guide

On Tuesday 4th December, the Buckingham Palace announced that Kate and William were expecting a baby. 3rd in line to the throne, the baby will be the first royal birth since the Queen's jubilee celebrations.

But what will the baby be called? Where will Kate, Duchess of Cambridge give birth? Heart Breakfast's Royal protocol expert William Hanson has been answering Ed, Troy and Paulina's questions.

Over centuries, royal babies have been born in palaces and castles across the Kingdom.

But William Hanson says a Hospital in Paddington, London might be the place of birth.

The health of the mother-to-be if of course the highest priority with a number of Doctors and specialists looking after the Duchess. 

William explains one role in particular is very unique.

The name of the royal baby is one of the hottest topics. Odds on the baby being called "Elizabeth" are 10\1.

William Hanson explains that a modern name might not be on the cards just yet.

Heart will have the latest on the Royal baby in our hourly news bulletins and here at heart.co.uk.

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