Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Royal Pregnancies
18. A Baby Wasn't Presented Until The Christening
Traditionally, a royal baby wasn't presented to the public after its birth, but during its christening. This tradition changed when Princess Diana opted to give birth at St. Mary's hospital rather than the palace. In order to get back to Buckingham Palace, the new parents had to step out of the hospital where a throng of reporters waited, forcing them to offer a quick glimpse of their bundle before heading to the car.