Kensington Palace said in a
statement that Kate, who gave birth to the prince on Monday, will be
discharged from London's St Mary's Hospital later on Tuesday evening.
William and Kate will take their son to Kensington Palace from the hospital, the palace added.
Crowds of journalists and onlookers camped outside the hospital are eagerly anticipating the baby's first public appearance.
grandparents Prince Charles, his wife, Camilla, and Michael and Carole
Middleton - Kate's parents - visited the young family at the hospital.
Charles called the baby "marvellous", and told reporters that "wait and see, you'll see him in a minute".
Carole Middleton described the infant as "absolutely beautiful".
couple's Kensington Palace office said Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge,
gave birth to the 3.8kg baby boy at 16:24 on
Monday, triggering an impromptu party outside Buckingham Palace and in
front of the hospital's private Lindo Wing.
The palace said Ton uesday that "mother, son and father are all doing well this morning".
celebratory lights, gun salutes and other tributes were unleashed in
Britain and abroad, William thanked staff at St Mary's Hospital "for
the tremendous care the three of us have received".
"We know it
has been a very busy period for the hospital and we would like to thank
everyone - staff, patients and visitors - for their understanding during
this time," he said in a statement.
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