Kate to Give Birth in Hospital Where Her 2 Previous Children Were Born

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The latest addition to the British royal family will be born at St. Mary's Hospital in London, a familiar location for Prince William and Duchess Catherine.

The hospital holds special significance for the royal couple, since it is where their previous children, George and Charlotte, were born. It is also the place where Princess Diana gave birth to William in 1982.

Barriers were put in place Monday outside the hospital’s Lindo Wing, where Prince George was born in 2013 and Princess Charlotte in 2015. 

The medical team will be led by Alan Farthing and Guy Thorpe-Beeston, who delivered Charlotte, according to Kensington Palace. 

Parking has been suspended outside the wing from April 9 to April 30, according to signs posted by hospital officials. 

The due date and sex of the baby are not known, and it has been reported that William and Kate have chosen not to have their third child's gender revealed to them. 

The infant will be Queen Elizabeth’s sixth great-grandchild and will be fifth in line to the British throne behind Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince Georg and Princess Charlotte. The child also bumps Prince Harry down another notch in the line of succession. 

The child's birth will be the latest major milestone within the royal family. About a month after the baby is welcomed into the world, Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. 

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