Royal Babies Through the Years: 15 Gorgeous Vintage Photos

Can't wait for the royal baby? Soak up the baby photos of royals past and present

As the free world awaits the arrival of Kate Middleton and Prince William's little prince or princess, here are 15 gorgeous royal baby photos to help bide the time until the big event.

1926

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Elizabeth, Duchess of York, with her daughter, future Queen Elizabeth.

1945

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Prince Charles with mom Princess Elizabeth II.

1951

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Princess Elizabeth with her family, husband Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh, son Prince Charles and daughter Princess Anne.

1958

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Princess Grace of Monaco snuggles with her newborn son, Prince Albert.

1960

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Queen Elizabeth II's children, Prince Charles, Princess Anne and Prince Andrew, pose with their grandmother, the Queen Mother.

1963

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Princess Astrid of Belgium with her mother, Princess Paola, on her first birthday.

1963

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Prince Rainier III of Monaco and Princess Grace with Prince Albert and Princess Caroline, near Palm Springs, Florida.

1967

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Princess Beatrix, Crown Princess of Holland holds her son Prince Willem-Alexander.

1968

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Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands with her son, Willem-Alexander Prince of Orange.

1969

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King Juan Carlos I of Spain carries his son Prince Felipe.

1977

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King Carl-Gustav and Queen Silvia of Sweden with their daughter Princess Victoria after her baptism.

1983

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Prince Charles and Princess Diana with their son Prince William in their home in Kensington Palace.

1985

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Prince William and his brother, Prince Harry, play the piano at home in Kensington Palace.

1990

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The Duchess of York with her daughter, Princess Beatrice.

2009

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Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, at the Royal Windsor Horse Show with their children James, Viscount Severn and Lady Louise Windsor.

Colleen Kratofil is an editorial intern at iVillage and a senior at Ohio University. Follow her on Twitter, Pinterest and Google+.

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