Royal baby trivia - 8 facts you might not know
The birth of Kate and Will's second child is imminent. If you're a keen royal baby watcher, we've mustered a few facts about royal births to bandy about. Find out which baby had 'sausage fingers', who was born on the kitchen table and where the crocodile fits in...
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And when it came to the actual labour, Victoria was partial to a bit of pain relief - she inhaled chloroform during the birth of her eighth child. At the time, these medicines were still a controversial option, but Queen Vic was reported to be "greatly pleased with the effect".