Kate Middleton is “on the mend”, it’s been reported, as sources close to the Princess of Wales issue a health update.
The royal was discharged from the hospital on January 29, Kensington Palace confirmed.
The Princess of Wales, 42, underwent “successful” surgery on January 16 and remained in hospital for 13 days to recover.
And, with husband William thought to be nursing Kate back to health, an update has now been shared.
Kate, Princess of Wales in hospital
The news of Kate’s operation was announced by the palace last month.
“Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales was admitted to hospital yesterday for planned abdominal surgery. The surgery was successful and it is expected that 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.”
It continued: “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 Princess of Wales has undergone surgery (Credit: SplashNews.com)
“Kensington Palace will, therefore, only provide updates on Her Royal Highness’ progress when there is significant new information to share.”
The statement concluded: “The Princess of Wales wishes to apologise to all those concerned for the fact that she has to postpone her upcoming engagements. She looks forward to reinstating as many as possible, as soon as possible.”
Royal fans offered the Princess of Wales their well-wishes in the comments. One person said: “Get well soon HRH. Don’t be rushing to get back to ‘normal’ so as your medics advise!”
Another wrote: “That’s a long time in hospital. Hope everything is okay!”
Someone else added: “Praying for a speedy recovery.”