Everything You Need to Know About the Newborn Prince's First Baby Blanket

Kate and Will carried on the tradition.

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Kate Middleton welcomed a baby boy (opens in new tab) right on time this morning. Shortly after she and Prince William introduced him to the world before taking him back home to Kensington Palace. Posing on the steps of St. Mary's Hospital, the new baby was wrapped in a soft, white blanket from GH Hurt and Son Ltd (opens in new tab).

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According to People (opens in new tab), there's a special meaning behind selecting a blanket from this company to present a new royal to the world. When Prince William was born, Princess Diana carried him out of St. Mary's hospital in a blanket from the same brand. Kate and William carried on the tradition (opens in new tab) by wrapping both Prince George and Princess Charlotte for their debuts.

Prince George

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Princess Charlotte

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Prince William

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