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OTRC: Kate Middleton's baby due in July, palace officials say

Prince William and Kate Middleton are seen.

Kate Middleton, aka Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is due to give birth to her first baby in July, St. James's Palace announced on Monday.

"Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in July," the palace said in a statement.

Officials said the duchess' condition is improving since she was hospitalized last month in London for acute morning sickness.

Her pregnancy and ailment, which is technically referred to as Hyperemesis Gravidarum, was revealed on Monday, December 3.

Whether a boy or a girl, the child of Kate and Prince William will be third in line to the British throne.

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