Royal Family News: In New Role as Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton Visits Maternity Unit
Royal Family news reveals that Kate Middleton carried out one of her first roles as Princess of Wales visiting Royal Country Surrey Hospital’s maternity unit. Continue reading and we’ll fill you in on the details.
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Royal Family news reveals that Prince William and Kate Middleton have new royal titles that have elevated them to a more senior position on the royal totem pole, with the Prince of Wales now heir apparent.
It is, however, worth noting that the royal couple aims to demonstrate that they will be continuing much of the work they began while still Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. According to Vanity Fair Magazine, the pair put the plan into action today via two separate engagements.
Touring Hospital’s Baby Units
PEOPLE Magazine reports that Princess Kate visited the Royal Surrey County Hospital earlier today, showing up at their maternity unit to hear and discuss how the unit supports pregnant women and new mothers. Wearing a mask while sporting a bright yellow outfit, the princess spoke with members of the unit’s Jasmine Team, which reportedly helps women facing mental health problems during their pregnancy.
“The Princess is passionate about supporting the mental wellbeing of mothers, and recently became Patron of the Maternal Mental Health Alliance,” Kensington Palace said in a statement released prior to the engagement. Kate was also scheduled to visit the hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit to meet with a family the unit supports (Via Town&Country).
Kate Middleton’s Extensive Work Around Child Development
Hello! Magazine reports that patient Szilvia Novak, whose daughter was born six weeks premature, was chatting with the princess when Novak asked if she’d like to hold the little one. The new princess asked if she was allowed to. Before cradling the baby adoringly in her arms.
As royal fans know, most of Kate Middleton’s work has revolved around early childhood development for which she found inspiration via her own experiences as a mother of three.
In 2020, Kate revealed something very personal about her childbearing experience, that she had implemented “hypnobirthing” for the deliveries of all three of her youngsters. Having had to do battle with hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form of morning sickness, Kate explained that she decided to learn about the birthing method.
“I got very bad morning sickness, so I’m not the happiest of pregnant people,” The Princess of Wales said in an interview with the Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast in February 2020. Be sure to stay up to speed on this and other royally related stories. Return here often for more Royal Family news and updates.