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Although Prince Harry had taken an active role in the birth of his son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor, attitudes were very different when Prince Charles was born. In her book, ‘My Husband and I: The Insider Story of 70 Years of Royal Marriage’, royal expert Ingrid Steward described the reaction to Prince Charles’ birth. Such was the privateness of childbirth at the time, that Charles’ birth by Caesarean was never officially disclosed.

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Writing in her book, Ms Ingrid also revealed what the Duke of Edinburgh was doing at the time.

With the Queen’s father, King George VI, Prince Philip “paced the floor” while the Her majesty went through childbirth according to his Private Secretary at the time, Mike Parker.

Writing in her book, Ms Ingrid spoke of the moment when Charles was born.

Ms Ingrim added: “Eventually Parker took the Duke off for a game of squash.

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