The royal baby bump timeline: Kate Middleton's belly

by SheKnows
Apr 23, 2013 at 5:02 p.m. ET
Just days after announcing her pregnancy in early December, The Duchess of Cambridge leaves the hospital after being treated for acute morning sickness.

1 /11: Kate starts showing


1/11 :Kate starts showing

It's finally showing! Kate sports this gorgeous ensemble and a baby bump at the Naomi House Children's Hospice in May.

2 /11: Kate steps out in London


2/11 :Kate steps out in London

Kate announced a mid July due date for the royal bundle of joy and revealed that she and Will have a short list of names for both boys and girls.

3 /11: Kate braves the cold


3/11 :Kate braves the cold

The expecting royal spends time at Great Tower Scout Campsite in the Lake District of Northern England to meet members of the Scout Association Youth Group.

4 /11: Kate visits Scotland


4/11 :Kate visits Scotland

Just starting her third trimester, The Duchess of Cambridge visits the Donald Dewar Leisure Centre in Drumchapel to launch a new Scottish project for their Foundation

5 /11: Kate visits Baker Street

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5/11 :Kate visits Baker Street

Flaunting her baby bump in a loose fitted navy coat, the royal visits Baker Street tube station to mark the 150th anniversary of the London Underground

6 /11: Kate at the The Clare Foundation


6/11 :Kate at the The Clare Foundation

As speculation runs rampant regarding the sex of the royal baby, Kate attends an event at The Clare Foundation in London in March.

7 /11: Kate and Will attend military parade


7/11 :Kate and Will attend military parade

With husband Prince William in tow, Kate shows off her growing baby bump at the St. Patrick's Day military parade in the U.K.

8 /11: Kate takes a trip to Grimsby


8/11 :Kate takes a trip to Grimsby

Just as she's starting to show, The Duchess of Cambridge makes a trip to Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre in early March to visit jobless teenagers.

9 /11: Kate visits Hope House


9/11 :Kate visits Hope House

The pregnant royal pays a visit to Hope House, a home for women to recover from substance abuse issues, in February.

10 /11: Kate Middleton at Coronation celebration


10/11 :Kate Middleton at Coronation celebration

Kate Middleton showed off her baby bump at a celebration for the Queen in early June.

11 /11: Royal Baby text alert!

11/11 :Royal Baby text alert!

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