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Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Royal Pregnancies

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20. Royal Births Are Announced Via A Notice
The internet is a fairly new concept, and before there were Twitter announcements and breaking news bulletins, the royal family announced royal births through a framed official notice placed on a golden easel. And the most interesting part is that they still do!

After the birth of a royal baby, a royal aide rushes from the hospital to the palace, where they display the news on official Buckingham Palace letterhead. The sign is also signed by the medical staff, ensuring citizens that the birth really did happen. Only after the note is displayed is the media informed and the news broadcasted on social media.