Beaming parents: Kate and William show off Britain’s new prince

William told reporters, adding that he could not be happier.


Reuters July 24, 2013
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge show their new-born baby boy to the world's media, outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London. PHOTO: AFP

LONDON:


Prince William and his wife Kate gave the world its first glimpse of their new baby on Tuesday when they left hospital with the boy who is third in line to the British throne.


To huge cheers from well-wishers and hospital staff, the beaming couple waved and took turns to hold their son, wrapped tightly in a white blanket with only the top of his head visible.

“We are still working on a name, so we will have that as soon as we can,” William told reporters, adding that he could not be happier. “He’s got her looks, thankfully.”

Kate, wearing a pale blue dress with white polka dots, said they were both feeling “very emotional”. “It’s such a special time. Any parent ... will know what this feeling is like,” she said before William drove the young family away in a Range Rover.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 24th, 2013.

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