Kate Middleton to stay in the hospital after surgery – doctor says it can take months before she can “move around normally”

The Kensington Palace statement released Wednesday was a bombshell in the royal world and for fans worldwide. Princess of Wales is set to stay at the private London Clinic for ten to 14 days after undergoing a planned abdominal surgery. Also, she is “unlikely” to return to public duties until after Easter.

Princess Kate in hospital after abdominal surgery

Meanwhile, Kate apologized for postponing upcoming events.

“Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales was admitted to The London Clinic yesterday for planned abdominal surgery. The surgery was successful and it is expected she will remain in hospital for ten to fourteen days, before returning home to continue her recovery. Based on the current medical advice, she is unlikely to return to public duties until after Easter,” the statement from Kensington Palace read on its social media pages.

“The Princess of Wales appreciates the interest this statement will generate. She hopes that the public will understand her desire to maintain as much normality for her children as possible; and her wish that her personal medical information remains private.”

The statement continued: “Kensington Palace will, therefore, only provide updates on Her Royal Highness’ progress when there is significant new information to share. The Princess of Wales wishes to apologise to all those concerned for the fact she has to postpone her upcoming engagements. She looks forward to reinstating as many as possible, as soon as possible.”

Kate Middleton
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On social media, many royal fans shared their concerns for Kate, wishing her a speedy recovery.

Kate to stay at the hospital

“Feel better soon, Catherine. Even while she’s not well, she’s worried about everything going on around her. You take care of you and I’m sure people understand the need to respect your privacy for your children. They would want the same for their own,” one wrote.

Another added: “Prayers for a successful recovery for the Princess of Wales and for her lovely family as they navigate this difficult time.”

A third said: “My thoughts and prayers are with her and her whole family.”

“14 days is a long stay, hope she’s ok,” another stated.

Luckily, the reason for Kate’s planned abdominal surgery is said to be “non-cancerous.” Moreover, on Thursday, reports states that the princess is doing “well.”

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