Well, the tabloids certainly thought the royal baby would have made an appearance by now.

Princess Kate, still a mom-to-be, is a popular cover girl this week, as spotted by our colleague Monica Hesse at a New York magazine stand, one day after the Duchess of Cornwall — step-gran to be– remarked that it might be the end of the week before the royal infant makes an appearance.

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