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A look back the birth of the Duchess of Cambridge's first child Prince George

As the Duchess of Cambridge is admitted to hospital to give birth to her second child, here is a look back at the arrival of Prince George on July 22nd 2013.

The Duchess gave birth 10-and-a-half hours after being admitted to the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London in the early stages of labour.

Prince George was born on the 22nd July in 2013 Credit: PA

HRH Prince George Louis Alexander of Cambridge was born at 4.24pm and weighed 8lbs 6oz.

The first public glimpse of Prince George came as William and Kate left St Mary's Hospital following his birth on July 22, 2013. Credit: PA

Official notification of the prince's birth was announced on an easel at Buckingham Palace.

The notification gives details of the time of birth and the sex of the baby but no name has been made public as of yet Credit: ITV News

The following day the waiting crowds of well-wishers and onlookers and the world's press saw their first glimpse of the new prince outside the hospital.

Hundreds of members of the world's media get their first look at the royal baby. Credit: Steve Parsons / PA

The Duke and Duchess proudly showed off their son as they spoke to the press for a few minutes.

The royal couple looked relaxed and smiled as they spoke about Prince George's arrival Credit: PA Wire

Prince William joked: "He's got her looks, thankfully," while Kate replied: "No, no, I'm not sure about that."

The Duke also said his son had been born with "more hair than me, thank God".

The Duke of Cambridge with his newborn son Prince George. Credit: PA Wire

Later that afternoon, the Queen visited Kensington Palace to meet her great-grandchild.

The Queen was driven from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace to meet the new arrival Credit: Rex Features

Shortly after the couple emerged from Kensington Palace and were seen being driven towards the Middleton family home in Berkshire village of Bucklebury.

Prince William took two weeks paternity leave as they adjusted to their new roles as mum and dad.

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