Prince William Celebrates Birthday Ahead Of Royal Baby's Birth!

21 June 2013

Father-to-be Prince William celebrates his 31st birthday today, just weeks ahead of the arrival of his first child with wife Kate Middleton.

The Duke of Cambridge is set to become a first-time dad next month, when Kate gives birth to the much-anticipated royal baby. 31 years ago today, Princess Diana gave birth to William Arthur Philip Louis at St Mary's Hospital in London, the same hospital where Kate is said to be delivering their baby in July.

It has been reported that Wills will be spending the day "privately", according to a rep from St James's Palace - no doubt having a good time with Kate.

Earlier this week, sources suggested that Wills intends to be at the birth of his first born, and following in the footsteps of his father Prince Charles by being in the same room as his wife as she gives birth.

Prince Charles first broke tradition in 1982, with Prince William and later in 1984 with Harry when Diana gave birth to their boys.

Prince William Celebrates Birthday Ahead Of Royal Baby's Birth!
Prince William Celebrates Birthday Ahead Of Royal Baby's Birth!

Prince Charles emerges with William in his arms in 1982 (Splash News)

Over the next few weeks, Wills will continue to work as a search and rescue pilot for the RAF and will still be based in Anglesey, Wales.

But should their little one come early, it's thought that William could take a helicopter to make sure he is there when the baby is born.

The couple reportedly are still unaware of the sex of the child, with an aide suggesting that the couple are looking forward to the surprise despite speculation around whether it's a girl because Kate wore pink to her last formal public engagement at the Trooping of the Colour last weekend.

Enjoy your birthday Wills!

Big Brother 2013 First Eviction: Gina Vs Sallie: Who Will Be Leaving The House Tonight?
'As Strong As Ever!': Louis Tomlinson Has Not Split With Girlfriend Eleanor Calder
She's Back! The Vampire Diaries' Nina Dobrev Returns To Twitter After Week Hiatus

What to read next

Personal Loans – The Credit Card Killer?

More affordable alternative to Credit Card interest. Low rate Personal Loans. Rates as low as 5.99% APR. $1,000 - $35,000. Compare lenders and save.

Must-Read Homebuying Guidelines For Veterans

Active or veteran, your service benefits can really make a difference when buying or refinancing a home! Learn these 5 home buying tricks.

Heartburn During Pregnancy

Dealing With Pregnancy is Hard Enough. Getting Heartburn While Pregnant is a Pain. Learn What Causes Heartburn During Pregnancy.

Single and over 45?

There are thousands of singles online now! Find your next date here. Click to browse profiles and pics for free!

Join Disney Movie Club Today

Get 4 Disney Movies For $1 With Membership. See Details. Plus, Free Shipping On Your Initial Order!

Hilton HHonors™ Card

Get 75,000 Hilton HHonors™ Bonus Points! Terms Apply. Offer ends 5/4