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Duchess of Cambridge starts maternity leave

Pregnant British royal Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge started her maternity leave on Friday (27Mar15) after completing her last scheduled public appearances.

The Duchess is taking time off to prepare for the upcoming birth of her second child now she has concluded her royal engagements with husband Prince William.


On Friday, the couple headed to south London to take a tour of the Stephen Lawrence Center, which hosts a community based learning program, before visiting the headquarters of urban youth charity XLP.


The Duchess is due to give birth next month (Apr15). The royals are already parents to a son, Prince George, who was born in 2013.