‘Hurry up’: Queen tells Kate on UK royal baby

Britain's Queen Elizabeth has asked Kate Middleton to get a move on with her pregnancy

Written by PTI | London | Published: July 17, 2013 10:56 pm

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has asked Kate Middleton to get a move on with her pregnancy as she wants to go on a summer holiday.

The Duchess of Cambridge was due to give birth to her and

Prince William’s first child at the weekend,but has kept the

world waiting for any news of the Queen’s third great

grandchild,who will also be third in line to the throne.

During a visit to Cumbria earlier today,the Queen was

asked by a little girl in the audience whether she was hoping

it would be a boy or a girl,to which she replied: “I don’t

really mind. I hope it arrives soon because I’m going on

holiday!”

The Queen,87,is set to head to Balmoral for her annual

summer break at the end of next week,which leaves the Duchess of Cambridge with just eight days to give birth to her tot,British newspaper Daily Express reported.

The British royals traditionally spend the summer at their Scottish estate in Balmoral.

Although Kate’s due date was never released,it was

revealed that she was expected to give birth “mid-July.”

Kate,31,has been admitted at St Mary’s hospital here.

Meanwhile,the Duchess of Cornwall has revealed that the

royal family are expecting William and Kate’s baby to be with

us by the end of the week.

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