It has been confirmed a few minutes ago Kate Middleton, Prince William and their new arrival will travel home tonight.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, was in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace confirmed at 6am this morning.
Kensington Palace has confirmed the news of the birth (11:09am) saying: “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am.”
“The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.”
“The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales & The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry & members of both families have been informed her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.”
They have now confirmed that “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will be leaving St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington this evening.”
The short statement read: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their daughter will travel home to Kensington Palace.
“Prince George has now returned to Kensington Palace. Their Royal Highnesses would like to thank all staff at the hospital for the care and treatment they have all received.
“They would also like to thank everyone for their warm wishes.”