This tradition comes from the medieval times when people couldn’t read or write. Considering that the town crier Tony Appleton announced the births of both Prince George and Princess Charlotte, the custom is still going strong.
3. Home births are a way to go.
This rule has not been followed as religiously. The Queen adhered the tradition and gave birth to all of her children in Buckingham Palace. Princess Diana was the first to break it when she gave birth to Harry and William at London’s St. Mary’s Hospital. Kate followed her steps, but it is believed she is considering home birth for her third child.