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Kate’s Pregnant! How the Queen Found Out

Prince William and Kate

updated 12/05/2012 AT 11:45 AM ET

originally published 12/05/2012 AT 8:00 AM ET

They’re having a baby! Now what?

With the big news that Prince William and Kate, both 30, are expecting their first child, friends and family greeted the announcement with joy – and caution.

The Duchess of Cambridge remains hospitalized with a severe form of morning sickness.

“There is a real excitement,” a royal source tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story, “but obviously people are anxious about the Duchess.”

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