Behind the big waves and parades, the Royal Family is just as much prone to sickness as we all are. The news of Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton being hospitalized is one to make the royal subjects worry.
Middleton is familiar with the overwhelming interest of people in her well-being. As much as she appreciates it, she also asks for a moment of privacy for her family during this time. The statement released by Kensington Palace provides much-needed information about the princess’s condition.
Princess Of Wales Hospitalized
Kate Middleton underwent scheduled abdominal surgery at The London Clinic. Kensington Palace confirmed the hospitalization and surgery’s success on Wednesday stating, “Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales was admitted to The London Clinic yesterday for planned abdominal surgery. The surgery was successful and it is expected that she will remain in hospital for ten to fourteen days, before returning home to continue her recovery”.
Conveying princess’ wishes Kensington Palace also added, “The Princess of Wales appreciates the interest this statement will generate. She hopes that the public will understand her desire to maintain as much normality for her children as possible; and her wish that her personal medical information remains private.”
Due to the recovery, the princess will not resume public responsibilities until Easter, as advised by her doctors. “The Princess of Wales wishes to apologize to all those concerned for the fact that she has to postpone her upcoming engagements. She looks forward to reinstating as many as possible, as soon as possible,” the statement also revealed.
Kate Middleton’s Health Challenges
Princess of Wales has faced health challenges publicly before. During her pregnancy, Kate Middleton was diagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum. It is a condition that results in extreme nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and dehydration. The princess has revealed she had bad morning sickness during her pregnancies.
Acknowledging all the difficulties, she expressed gratitude as well noting that others have it worse. “Lots of people have it far, far worse, but it was definitely a challenge,” she said.
In 2020 she revealed on ‘Happy Mum, Happy Baby’ podcast, “It was fine. I got very bad morning sickness, so I’m not the happiest of pregnant people.”
She recently turned 42, celebrating her birthday with royal wishes on 9 January. King Charles and Queen Camilla paid tribute to her on social media, with a picture of her from the coronation, taken by Chris Jackson.
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