Prince William and Kate to hire part-time nanny (plus update on Kate)

Contrary to royal tradition, Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, plan to hire a part-time (rather than a full-time) nanny. Plus, an update on Kate's health.

By Haley Overland
Prince William and Kate to hire part-time nanny (plus update on Kate)

Yet again, it seems, Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, will break royal tradition.

Whereas typically royal babies are cared for by full-time teams of caregivers, Kate, 30, and William, 30, plan to care for their baby themselves for the most part, according to sources for Us Weekly.

"They want to be as hands on as possible," a source says.

They also intend to raise their baby beyond the bounds of the palace. "They're very outdoorsy," another source says. "I'm sure it will be the same with the kids — playing outside and going for walks."

Kate will reportedly go back to work after baby arrives, volunteering for the Scouts and other charities. So, some part-time help will be necessary.

In the meantime, sources for the mag say Kate's struggling with a second round of hyperemesis gravidarum at this time. When she can comfortably eat, she plans to make healthy choices. "Kate promised herself she would only eat healthy until the birth," a source says. "As soon as she can eat normally again, she'll be avoiding processed foods."

We wish her well!

xo Haley-O

This article was originally published on Dec 19, 2012

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