William and Kate recently marked their tenth wedding anniversary together with an outpouring of positive messages sent in their direction. Their relationship has become one of the Cambridges' most notable characteristics. Although they broke up for around 10 weeks during 2007, the pair rekindled their love, and after getting engaged in 2010 haven't looked back.
In the years since their wedding they have also welcomed three cheeky additions into the Cambridge fold: Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
But as they prepared to tell the world that they were expecting their first child, Kate and William were left disappointed at how their baby announcement was ultimately handled.
According to royal commentator Ashley Pearson, the "birth announcement of Prince George did not go to plan", particularly as Kate herself developed a rare condition during the pregnancy.
She was hospitalised after suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, an acute form of morning sickness which is incredibly rare in women.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Kate Middleton pregnancy announcement 'certainly not' what Duchess wanted after William talks (Image: GETTY)
Kate Middleton and Prince William after Duchess' stay in hospital (Image: GETTY)
It would see the Duchess forced to spend time in London's King Edward VII Hospital.
But with those inside Buckingham Palace and St James Palace concerned the media and public may ask why the Duchess was in hospital, a snap decision was made to confirm Kate was expecting.
Speaking on the 2017 Amazon Prime documentary, 'Kate Middleton: Working Class to Windsor', Ms Pearson said: "William and Kate had talked at length about how they wanted to make this announcement to the world, and it certainly wasn't going to be this way, and at that stage in the pregnancy.
"Most celebrities, particularly royals, wait until that first trimester is finished before they make any happy announcements.
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Prince William and Kate Middleton are watched with Prince George (Image: GETTY)
"But because Kate was taken very suddenly to the hospital, because of her severe morning sickness condition, the Palace was forced to issue a