Skip to comments.Princess Madeleine to Deliver Baby in the US
Posted on 01/13/2014 4:25:24 PM PST by nickcarraway
Princess Madeleine and her husband Christopher O'Neil have decided that their child will be born in the US, the Swedish Royal Court has announced.
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"After careful consideration and in consultation with the King and Queen, Princess Madeleine and Mr. Christopher O'Neill have decided that their child will be born in New York," Svante Lindqvist at the Royal Court wrote in a statement.
The baby, set to become fifth in line to the Swedish throne, is expected to arrive at the end of February 2014.
Writer and royal expert Roger Lundgren has explained Madeleine's decision to give birth in New York as a purely practical decision.
"She has had a tough pregnancy, she missed the Nobel banquette for example, and it is simply more convenient to give birth there than in Sweden," he said.
"But many here at home will probably be disappointed, they want their princess back home in Sweden, as part of the royal family. The fact that Madeleine will give birth abroad cements a distance to her."
Lundgren explained that the decision carries no constitutional consequences.
"It has no constitutional significance where she gives birth, as the King and Queen have given their approval."
"Today we live in a global world, we live around the world and experience new things. This will be an international child which will get the best of different worlds," Lundgren told the TT news agency.
Ages of socialized medicine in Sweden have likely resulted in sub par hospitals.
If only ALL the anchor babies were Swedish...
We need more of those.
A high-risked delivery is more likely to result in a successful outcome for mother and child in the US. For now - BOcare will being us down to the 3rd world level!
Obama, is that you?
You want to live in socialist hellhole?
Why can’t she have DHL deliver it?
I don’t know where you are living at the moment, but Sweden looks rather attractive right now.
I guess they are coming to the US to take advantage of Americas subpar health system (according to the Liberals in this country and abroad).
Well the US has the best hospitals in the world but these royals should not get used to coming here for excellent medicine because the Democrats are hard at work bringing the US down to their level.
Is John Roberts trying to adopt another one ahead of forthcoming Obamacare challenges?
Her hubby is Brit...why not deliver there?
They have a name for people like you. Muslim-coddling socialists.
Hedging their bets for the 2056 US presidential election.
if you believe those that say 0bama was/is eligible under A2S1, then their child could be eligible to become POTUS.
at that point, a Queen of a foreign country could also be POTUS... which is EXACTLY the situation the founders were looking to avoid by inserting the phrase ‘natural born citizen’ into the Constitution
this is just another example why 0bama supporters and anti-birthers are full of sh*t
Lotsa Swedes have moved to Norway.
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