30 Royal Pregnancy Traditions You Didn't Realize Existed

Can you guess who finds out about births first?

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Royal traditions: They're inescapable, even when your body is busy growing another human. The last thing society needs to do is police the bodies of women during pregnancy, royal or not, but there are some royal pregnancy traditions that most royals choose to observe. Here are some traditions the royal family follows that you might not have realized were a thing.

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