It is a princely date which some parents will remember for the rest of their lives. At the Chelsea and Westminster hospital 18 babies – 14 girls and four boys were delivered on the same day as His Royal Highness the Prince of Cambridge.
Jason and Sierra Tobias ‘s daughter was one of them. The two ex-pats are from New York and have for some time admired the Royal couple.
“They are just such a special couple to watch. We watched them through the Royal wedding. The wedding was the biggest deal in the USA. The Duchess of Cambridge is everyone’s style icon is New York. We love her,” explained Sierra.
Terina Denny had a daughter on the same day as the yet to named prince and joked, “I am thinking secretly that she could be a future play-date, possibly friends, start off with friends.”
Some of the new-borns at the maternity unit could be in line to receive one of 2013 specially minted silver coins to be distributed to babies born on the same day as the prince.
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