As the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to the future King of England new mothers in Bury St Edmunds were also welcoming their babies into the world.
The daughter’s of Monica Punal and Juan Rubio, of Bury St Edmunds, and Magdelena Czyzniewska and Jarek Czyzniewski, of Thetford, will both share their date of birth with the new prince.
Monica’s daughter was born at 12.30pm and weighed 7lbs 14oz.
Monica said: “We were following the news afterward wondering if the baby would be born on the same day, we knew quite late he had been born, we were quite excited.
“It will always be very special for her knowing she was born on the same day.”
Monica said she hoped the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed this beautiful time.
Magdelena’s daughter, Nicole, was born at 11.08am weighing 7lb 6.5oz.
Her husband called to tell her the news of the arrival of the future king on Tuesday evening.
Magdelena said: “It’s very amazing. I did not expect it was going to be the same day as the royal baby.”