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Kate Middleton plans home birth for her third baby

The Queen also gave birth to her four children at Buckingham Palace.

The Duchess of Cambridge is planning to have her third baby at home.

According to a source at the Daily Mail, Kate Middleton is planning a home birth for her third baby. 

This follows the official announcement last week, that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting another child.  

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The source said that Kate was knew that a home birth was not possible in her first pregnancy, but had hoped for a home birth with Princess Charlotte. 

Following the advice of medical professionals, the Duchess eventually decided against it, and had her second child in hospital. 

Now, Kate is planning to have her third child at home. 

If this happens, she will not be the first royal to do so. The Queen also gave birth to all four of her children at home, in Buckingham Palace. 

Home birth would mean that Kate will not have to face paparazzi before and after the birth. 

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