Royal Baby Photos: Hail to the Princess!

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All hail the Spare! Or HRH Princess of Cambridge, if we're being more formal.

Check out the first photos of Kate Middleton and Prince William's baby girl, Charlotte!

1. It's a Girl!

It's a Girl!
"Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am," Kensington Palace tweeted on May 2nd, 2015.

2. Will and Kate Take Princess Charlotte Home

Will and Kate Take Princess Charlotte Home
Merely ten hours after giving birth to her second child, the Duchess of Cambridge left St. Mary's Hospital for Kensington Palace.

3. Snug In a Bonnet

Snug In a Bonnet
Charlotte wore a knitted bonnet and was swaddled in a matching blanket, a gift from her nanny's Spanish mother.

4. All In The Family

All In The Family
The little princess, weighing 8 lbs 3 oz at birth, was born in the same Lindo Wing as her father, uncle and older brother.

5. HRH The Princess of Cambridge

HRH The Princess of Cambridge
On May 4th, Kensington Palace confirmed that the baby's name would be Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

6. And Baby Makes Four!

And Baby Makes Four!
Charlotte is fourth-in-line to the throne after her grandfather, father and older brother.

7. Just Gave Birth, Feeling Fab

Just Gave Birth, Feeling Fab
The Duchess of Cambridge impressed everyone by looking gorgeous in a white and yellow bespoke Jenny Packham dress. Reminder: she had just given birth ten hours earlier.

8. Kate Waves to Her Fans

Kate Waves to Her Fans
Unlike Prince George's birth, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge opted not to speak to the press before they left the Lindo Wing.

9. Kate Smiles with William

Kate Smiles with William
Kate Middleton, Prince William and the new addition to their family smile outside the hospital, having just become parents for the second time.

10. William Takes Kate's Hands

William Takes Kate's Hands
Awwwww.

11. We Did It! Here She Is!

We Did It! Here She Is!
Kate Middleton, Prince William and the new addition to their family beam outside the London hospital where the princess was born.

12. William, Kate and Charlotte

William, Kate and Charlotte
On the day she was born, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had not yet released Baby Cambridge's name.

13. Beautiful Mother and Daughter

Beautiful Mother and Daughter
Kate Middleton cannot have really given birth hours before this was taken ... right?

14. There She Is! A Real Princess!

There She Is! A Real Princess!
Kate Middleton, Prince William and the new addition to their family prepare to greet press and fans outside a London hospital.

15. Greeting Royal Well-Wishers

Greeting Royal Well-Wishers
Kate Middleton, Prince William and the new addition to their family, the Princess of Cambridge, make their grand debut.

16. Parents of the Princess

Parents of the Princess
Kate Middleton, Prince William and the new addition to their family smile and greet well-wishers outside the hospital.

17. Happy Royal Parents

Happy Royal Parents
Kate, William and the new addition to their family smile outside the hospital.

18. Royal Baby in Car Seat

Royal Baby in Car Seat
The Princess of Cambridge relaxes in her car seat as dad Prince William prepares to take her home.

19. The Second Royal Baby

The Second Royal Baby
The second royal baby rests comfortably in the arms of her mother, Kate Middleton.

20. Royal Cover Girl

Royal Cover Girl
"Let it be know that I landed this cover first." - Prince George

21. Kensington Palace Confirms The News

Kensington Palace Confirms The News
An easel featuring an announcement was set up at Buckingham Palace's gate as well, a tradition for the royal family.

22. Princess Charlotte and Prince George

Princess Charlotte and Prince George
Prince George and Prince Charlotte in one of four photos taken by their mother Kate Middleton. She and Prince William make some cute kids!

23. An Heir and a Spare

An Heir and a Spare
Prince George and Prince Charlotte in a photo taken and released by Kate Middleton in June 2015, with the former almost two years old and the latter only one month old.

24. A Kiss For Charlotte

A Kiss For Charlotte
Prince George kisses Prince Charlotte in a precious photo taken by their mother Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, released in early June 2015.

25. Prince George and Prince Charlotte

Prince George and Prince Charlotte
Prince George and Prince Charlotte pose for a photo together, taken by their mother Kate Middleton. a.k.a. the Duchess of Cambridge.

26. Charlotte's Christening

Charlotte's Christening
A family photo taken by Mario Testino.

27. Princess Charlotte Has A Laugh

Princess Charlotte Has A Laugh
The little princess cracked up at her $25 Fuddlewuddle Puppy from British company, Jellycat.

28. Princess Charlotte at 6 1/2 Months Old

Princess Charlotte at 6 1/2 Months Old
The Duke and Duchess released two new photos of their daughter, Princess Charlotte, taken at their Norfolk, England home.

29. Princess Charlotte Turns 1!

Princess Charlotte Turns 1!
The little Cambridge resembles her older brother with those cherubic cheeks.

30. #WorkingGirl

#WorkingGirl
"I'm one of the people, tending to my lawn!"

31. Princess Charlotte: Pretty in Pink

Princess Charlotte: Pretty in Pink
"I'm very low-key. I've only had two outfit changes."

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