Prince William's wife in labour, palace to announce birth on social media
Prince William's wife Kate was admitted today to a London hospital for the birth of the couple's second child.
In a brief statement, palace officials said the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted at 6 a.m. UK time (0500 GMT) Saturday at St Mary's Hospital.
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted at 06.00hrs to St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London and is in the early stages of labour.
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015
The Duchess traveled by car to the Lindo wing with William.
The baby will be a younger brother or sister to William and Kate's first child, Prince George, who was born July 22, 2013 at the same hospital.
The couple has said that they don't know whether the baby will be a boy or a girl.
Royal officials are not expected to provide any more information until the birth, which will be announced on Twitter and Instagram.
That announcement will say what gender the baby is, as well as its weight and the time of birth.