Kate Middleton plans longer maternity leave - Metro US

Kate Middleton plans longer maternity leave

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Stephen Lawrence Centre on March 27, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
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Kate Middleton is gearing up to give birth to her second child — a daughter, reportedly — and this time she’s planning to take more time off for maternity leave than she did with Prince George. But leave from what, exactly? “She felt she came back too soon last time. She wants to have that [time] and enjoy it with George and the new baby,” a source tells People magazine.

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The big question, of course, is how the elders are taking the news. While it’s unknown howQueen Elizabeth — who might tsk tsk about how royal duties were so much more strenuous in her day —reactedto the request, Prince Charles is reportedly all for it. So there’s that.

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