The Duchess of Cambridge may have revealed the sex of her baby during a visit to Grimsby, The Daily Telegraph reports.
After Kate was given a teddy bear, she said: "Thank you, I'll take that for my d..." but stopped before completing the sentence.
Sandra Cook, who was in the crowd near the Duchess, told the newspaper: "I said to her, 'You were going to say daughter weren't you?' and she said, 'No, we don't know.'
"I said, 'Oh I think you do,' to which she said, 'We're not telling.'"
There is no comment from St James's Palace.
More top news
Some 465 seats are up for grabs in the lower house, which Abe dissolved last month to call a snap election amid rising approval ratings.
Ministers are also looking at schemes such as “lock-in agreements” to reduce the 250,000 sales that fall through annually.
Staff have racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in fees as Robert Mueller and House and Senate committees probe Moscow’s meddling.