Preparations begin ahead of the birth of the royal baby

As Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge wait to welcome their new bundle of joy to the world, many than just the expectant parents are preparing for the arrival of the newest royal. When Kate Middleton gives birth (likely this month), she will be taking home a new little prince or princess to Kensington Palace, which has undergone a £1.5 million renovation.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: A general view of the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: A general view of the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: A general view of the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: A general view of the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Members of the press set up outside the The Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Members of the press set up outside the The Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Artist Kaya Mar stands with his latest painting entitled 'Kate Middleton' outside the The Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Artist Kaya Mar stands with his latest painting entitled 'Kate Middleton' outside the The Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Members of the press set up outside the The Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Members of the press set up outside the The Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Members of the press set up outside the The Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: Members of the press set up outside the The Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: A general view of the Lindo Wing as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02: A general view of the Lindo Wing as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: A general view of the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England.(Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: A general view of the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England.(Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Members of the press set up outside the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Members of the press set up outside the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Members of the press set up outside the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Members of the press set up outside the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Members of the press set up outside the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Members of the press set up outside the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Members of the press setup outside the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Preparations Begin Ahead Of The Birth Of The Royal Baby
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Members of the press setup outside the St Mary's Hospital as the UK prepares for the birth of the first child of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at St Mary's Hospital on July 1, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

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