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Leave the royal womb alone

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Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Huffington Post: "For the last 12 months, talking about women's bodies has been a good thing. An exciting, and sometimes worrying, thing. But now that I'm looking into a future of novelty royal babygros, Middleton maternity wear and royal baby name generators, I want all the fertility talk to stop."

So says writer Alice E. Vincent in her blog about Kate Middleton's recently announced pregnancy.

Of course, it was inevitable. Wills 'n' Kate are our postercouple of patriotism, as shiny as Kate's hair (and Will's pate). I'm pleased they're having a baby, as I would be for any young couple in love. But I'm feeling distinctly queasy at the fact that a woman's body has become an object of public discussion for the next half year.

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