The First Images Of The Royal Baby, With Close-Ups

Kate Middleton just left the hospital after giving birth to an 8lb 6oz baby boy:

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The couple, wearing matching baby blue, presented their firstborn to the world for the first time:

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Here’s a closer look at the baby: 

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The couple then put their baby into a car seat to head home to Kensington Palace. Prince William even drove:

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