LIVE STREAMING: Royal baby is on the way

It's finally happening: Kate Middleton is in labor and has checked into St. Mary's Hospital in London, according to Kensington Palace. "The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge," read the palace statement, released in the early morning hours on Monday.

It's finally happening: Kate Middleton is in labor and has checked into St. Mary's Hospital in London, according to Kensington Palace.  

"The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge," read the palace statement, released in the early morning hours on Monday.

The new royal baby, who will become third in line to the throne behind grandfather Prince Charles and father Prince William, will be born in the private Lindo wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, West London.

The sources said the royal couple have still not been told the sex of the baby as they want it to be a surprise.

However speculation about the baby's sex has swirled since March when the duchess accepted a teddy saying: "Thank you, I'll take this for my d.."

We bring you live video from the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital, where Princes William and Harry were born as well.


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Terry Hutt poses for photographs outside the St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on July 19, 2013 in London, ... more 
Terry Hutt poses for photographs outside the St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on July 19, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images) less 
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Soon after the birth of the Royal Prince or Princess, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William will make an appearance to the media, as Charles and Diana made their first appearance as ... more 
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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 22: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales leave the Lindo Wing St Mary's Hospital with baby Prince William on July 22, 1982 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images) less 
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