LONDON (Reuters) – The Duchess of Meghan Markle broke four decades of tradition, avoiding hospital in London, where many royal children, including her husband – Britain's Prince Harry – born, according to the newspaper Sun.
Meghan Duchess and Prince Harry, who got married last year, are expecting their first child this spring.
But the former actress has decided not to give birth in the hospital wing Linda St Mary's, a favorite of the British royal since 1977, the newspaper said, citing an anonymous source.
Princess Diana gave birth to Prince Harry at St Mary's in 1984 and Duchess Kate, the wife of his elder brother Prince Harry, William, gave birth to all three children, George, Charlotte and Louis, there.
Duchess Meghan, 37, chose the hospital closer to their new home in the ancient city of Windsor, The Sun said entitled «Meghan snubs Kate & Di hospital."
"A child is born to Linda," the newspaper quoted the source as saying.
"She and Harry decided that instead of having to go somewhere else, as the public, like Linda, they will allow Meghan recover somewhere more private," the source was quoted as saying.
Kensington Palace can not be immediately reached for comment on the report.
The child will be the seventh in line to the British throne, although the birth is set to capture headlines around the world.
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