Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, recently gave birth to Princess Charlotte, but Queen Elizabeth apparently wants Kate to get back to the old grind. Several major news outlets are reporting that Kate will participate in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday celebration on June 13, which includes a royal parade. Kate’s return to her royal duties comes just six weeks after giving birth. It seems a bit rushed when you consider the fact that GOV.UK lists “ordinary maternity leave” as 26 weeks! Some British mothers even choose to take up to 52 weeks of maternity leave. However, it appears Queen Elizabeth wants Kate back at work as soon as possible.
According to OK News, a source close to the royals said Queen Elizabeth believes Kate has had “more than enough time” to recuperate after labor. It looks like Kate Middleton will be thrust back into the spotlight whether she’s ready or not. Queen Elizabeth’s birthday celebration is set to be a huge event and Kate will play a big role in the festivities. The source added that “Kate Middleton will be on show for it, dressed up in a smart outfit with the eyes of the world upon her.”
Rumors have been swirling that Queen Elizabeth is putting pressure on Prince William and Kate to hand off baby duties so they can carry on with their usual appearances. While Kate might prefer to spend a bit more time with Prince George and Princess Charlotte, she’ll just have to make the best of this situation. Whatever Queen Elizabeth says goes. Even the new baby’s name, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, reportedly went through a thorough vetting process and required Queen Elizabeth to give final approval. Bottom line, Queen Elizabeth wants what she wants and you can expect the rest of the royal family to oblige. Stick with CDL for updates on Kate Middleton’s upcoming engagements.
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