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Pregnant Kate Middleton: duchess' condition sparks twins rumours
STV Entertainment ^ | 12/04/2012

Posted on 12/04/2012 6:56:35 AM PST by SeekAndFind

Pregnant Kate Middleton could very well be carrying twins, medical experts have commented - because the duchess is suffering from acute morning sickness.

Duchess Kate is currently being treated in hospital for the ailment, otherwise known as hyperemesis gravidarum – a condition which is more commonly associated with women who are carrying twins.

Now rumours are rife that the royal, who is married to Prince William, could be carrying not just one baby, but two.

But if Kate is indeed carrying twins we won’t know for a good few weeks yet. In fact the duchess isn’t even at the 12-week gestation period yet, with Kate and William believed to have taken the unusual decision to announce the pregnancy so early because of her admission to hospital.

Kate remains in King Edward VII Hospital in London today, with her husband Prince William by her side, as she continues to be treated for hyperemesis gravidarum. The rare condition, which can cause dehydration and vomiting, is usually treated with the administration of intravenous fluids and anti-sickness medication.

Some women suffer with acute morning sickness up to around 20 weeks’ gestation – but it is hoped that Kate won't suffer as badly and will be able to leave hospital in the next few days, albeit while taking bed rest at home.

Baby rumours have flown about for months now, with royal watchers noting that the duchess was spotted drinking water out of a wine glass during her and William’s South Seas trip, as well as sporting a slightly fuller figure and face – which all pointing towards a possible pregnancy.

In reality everyone has been waiting for the news ever since Kate Middleton married Prince William on April 29 2011.

But it was not until yesterday (December 3) at 4.01pm that the happy news was confirmed, with a statement issued by St James’s Palace, which read: “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby.

“The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry and members of both families are delighted with the news.

“The Duchess was admitted this afternoon to King Edward VII Hospital in Central London with Hyperemesis Gravidarum. As the pregnancy is in its very early stages, Her Royal Highness is expected to stay in hospital for several days and will require a period of rest thereafter.”


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1 posted on 12/04/2012 6:56:49 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
One of the twins will be raised in the palace, while the other one will be sent out to be raised by wolves. But no one will be told which one was born first and is the rightful king of England.
2 posted on 12/04/2012 7:00:13 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Okay, I’ll ask....how does ascension to the throne get determined if she has twin boys?


3 posted on 12/04/2012 7:00:43 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

One has to come out first, right?


4 posted on 12/04/2012 7:02:42 AM PST by Wyrd bi­ ful arŠd (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

First one out of the gate!


5 posted on 12/04/2012 7:02:42 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: KarlInOhio

Have there ever been twins born in the entire British royal history??? This would support the idea that a twin might have been sent elsewhere.


6 posted on 12/04/2012 7:03:10 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: SMARTY

I can just picture it now. First one out is a girl. Second one out is a boy. The boy will be forever pissed that they changed the law to let a girl take over the reigns.


7 posted on 12/04/2012 7:07:05 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Tattoo the first Saxe-Coburger to pop out....

Funny thing, I know a tattoo guy in Columbus who might be able to help in exchange for some signed Royal memorabilia... (sorry, bad joke...but as a Buckeye and with a good coach/12-0 record in place, it’s time to laugh a bit)


8 posted on 12/04/2012 7:08:20 AM PST by LadyBuck (Some day very soon, Life's little Twinkie gauge is gonna go......empty.)
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To: RummyChick
The boy will be forever pissed that they changed the law to let a girl take over the reigns.

That last word was either sloppy or witty.

9 posted on 12/04/2012 7:08:35 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: RummyChick

Well, them’s the rules!

BUT... what if the delivery is Caesarian section?


10 posted on 12/04/2012 7:09:22 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Sherman Logan

LOL


11 posted on 12/04/2012 7:12:15 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Hold My Beer and Watch This!)
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To: Sherman Logan

I will pretend it was witty


12 posted on 12/04/2012 7:13:51 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: SeekAndFind

The Heir and a spare.

:)


13 posted on 12/04/2012 7:14:17 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: RummyChick

I always go for witty my own self.


14 posted on 12/04/2012 7:15:06 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: SMARTY

That’s an interesting question. Wonder if the Queen would say - get the boy first.


15 posted on 12/04/2012 7:15:06 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: SeekAndFind

Insert pic here>>
Aww Jeez, Not This Royal Crap Again


16 posted on 12/04/2012 7:16:12 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: RummyChick

They seem to be a lovely young couple. Congrats to them and wishes for a healthy mom and baby (babies)


17 posted on 12/04/2012 7:18:24 AM PST by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: SeekAndFind

The baby that has red curly hair and comes out naked will be the pretender.


18 posted on 12/04/2012 7:19:51 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The royal pregnancy will keep the MSM busy for months and allow them to ignore every illegal thing obama has up his sleeve.


19 posted on 12/04/2012 7:20:34 AM PST by surrey
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The babies will not born at the same time, one always arrives first.


20 posted on 12/04/2012 7:24:28 AM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: svcw
The babies will not born at the same time, one always arrives first.

As a father of twins, let me say just how crucial that 4 minutes is to them!

21 posted on 12/04/2012 7:28:40 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: svcw
The babies will not born at the same time, one always arrives first.

As a father of twins, let me say just how crucial that 4 minutes is to them!

22 posted on 12/04/2012 7:28:54 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

Congratulations papa, what a double joy


23 posted on 12/04/2012 7:29:57 AM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice
"As a father of twins, let me say just how crucial that 4 minutes is to them!"

As a father of twins too I STRONGLY concur

24 posted on 12/04/2012 7:31:03 AM PST by Mr. K (some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help...)
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To: SeekAndFind
Twins!? Uh-oh! I guess we could split the country.

Or if Scotland leaves the Union with England I guess one could be come King of Scotland (but the you still have the House of Stuart to contend with)

I just pray the Duchess stays healthy.

25 posted on 12/04/2012 7:34:54 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

Hopefully it will at least cut down the daily number of Kardashian stories.


26 posted on 12/04/2012 7:37:28 AM PST by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

Hopefully it will at least cut down the daily number of Kardashian stories.


27 posted on 12/04/2012 7:37:37 AM PST by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: SeekAndFind

28 posted on 12/04/2012 7:38:29 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: SeekAndFind

I am already dreading how much we are going to have to hear about this over the next 8.3 months.....ugh.


29 posted on 12/04/2012 7:39:37 AM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Yessss!!


30 posted on 12/04/2012 7:40:20 AM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: svcw
The babies will not born at the same time, one always arrives first.

If they are twins, and if one is a boy and one is a girl (that's a lot of IFs) I wonder if the palace will have a quiet chat with the doctor a week or so before the birth and indicate that the official order of birth shall be Boy - Girl.

Yes, a girl born first would legally take the throne, but it would be an odd precedent. If (officially) the Boy is considered to have been born first, then there is no issue or hard feelings down the line.

31 posted on 12/04/2012 7:43:16 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Global Warming is a religion, and I don't want to be taxed to pay for a faith that is not mine.)
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To: SMARTY
BUT... what if the delivery is Caesarian section?

Blindfold the doctor and have him grab the first one that sticks a foot up.

32 posted on 12/04/2012 7:44:37 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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To: SeekAndFind

I had twins and had no morning sickness, never threw up. I know lots of women with singletons who had acute morning sickness. In fact, I would say most women had more morning sickness than me.


33 posted on 12/04/2012 7:46:05 AM PST by luckystarmom
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To: Travis T. OJustice

Funny you say 4 minutes. I have twin siblings - a brother and sister My brother came out 4 minutes before my sister. My sister jokes saying she kicked him out.


34 posted on 12/04/2012 7:47:42 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: ClearCase_guy

hum? That is interesting.
Yes, the rules have been changed, but it would be easier for the first time this happens by not complicating it with twins where the girl is born first.
I am guessing there is a good chance she is carrying multiples, because of how sever her morning sickness is and the older you get the greater the chances of twins.
I wish her well, I can’t imagine being pregnant under a royal microscope.


35 posted on 12/04/2012 7:50:40 AM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: svcw

I had severe morning sickness with all four of my kids and not a twin amongst them. (And my father was a twin, so I was hoping for twins.)

All this conjecture is just a way to sell newspapers. I wish her an uneventful pregancy and a safe delivery and a healthy child.


36 posted on 12/04/2012 8:05:39 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: svcw
Congratulations papa, what a double joy

They are 16 year old girls, and they are hardly a joy lately, but thank you nonetheless. :)

37 posted on 12/04/2012 8:06:19 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: presently no screen name; Travis T. OJustice
Funny you say 4 minutes. I have twin siblings - a brother and sister My brother came out 4 minutes before my sister. My sister jokes saying she kicked him out.

My husband came out 12 hours after his twin sister. My poor mother-in-law.

38 posted on 12/04/2012 8:08:16 AM PST by reformed_dem
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To: presently no screen name

Younger or older than you? Did they have their own form of communication, their own kind of language?


39 posted on 12/04/2012 8:08:30 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: Mr. K

Lots of fun, isn’t it? Did yours have their own weird language or any kind of telekinesis? Mine did when they were younger, and some weird things when one was living with mom and the other me, but not crazy weird stuff.


40 posted on 12/04/2012 8:10:37 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Right, because if the doctor is a woman...!!


41 posted on 12/04/2012 8:12:39 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
I am already dreading how much we are going to have to hear about this over the next 8.3 months.....ugh.

Just roll with it. Most UK Daily Mail readers seem to accept their paper's stalker obsession with Alyson Hannigan.
Pretty people making babies, where's the harm?

42 posted on 12/04/2012 8:13:20 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (By doubting we come to inquiry, and through inquiry we perceive truth. -; Peter Abelard)
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To: Oztrich Boy

I hope she has twins, or even triplets. I hope they spurn more Brits to start having families and stop contracepting themselves out of existence. I hope all of this sparks a resurgence of larger families throughout the West.

We need it.

I pray she stays healthy and safe throughout her pregnancy.


43 posted on 12/04/2012 8:23:55 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: SMARTY
First one out of the gate!

The other one gets the iron mask.

44 posted on 12/04/2012 8:40:05 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

and also the butler’s.


45 posted on 12/04/2012 8:45:46 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: SeekAndFind

This so stupid. Morning sickness is not that uncommon among women carrying a single child.

Since this is some entertainment site, apparently, I guess they just love stoking rumors.


46 posted on 12/04/2012 8:56:37 AM PST by Bigg Red (Sorry, Mr. Franklin, I guess we couldn't keep it.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

The one born first. Except I don’t know that of a precedent. My guess is that daddy killed one of the twins and held that over the survivor’s head.


47 posted on 12/04/2012 9:03:12 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: longfellowsmuse
"They seem to be a lovely young couple. Congrats to them and wishes for a healthy mom and baby (babies)"

I'll second that. Best wishes to them.

48 posted on 12/04/2012 9:19:29 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: RummyChick

No, there have never been twins. And royal births always had many witnesses.
Twins tend to run in a mother’s family.


49 posted on 12/04/2012 9:41:10 AM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: KarlInOhio; SeekAndFind
That is (somewhat) the premise of Alexandre Dumas’ “The Man in the Iron Mask”.

One of the twins was taken away to prison and nobody was allowed to see his face. Aramis (one of the Three Muskateers) plots to free him and put him on the throne.

50 posted on 12/04/2012 9:44:25 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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