katemiddletonRoyal College of Midwives chief executive Cathy Warwick has extended the college's congratulations to Kate Middleton and Prince William after the birth of their first son, Prince George Alexander Louis Windsor.

As part of the widely-publicised birth, the Duchess was not attended by a midwife. Medical staff included Mr Marcus Setchell, surgeon-gynaecologist; Mr Guy Thorpe-Beeston, obstetrician; and Dr Sunit Godambe, consultant neonatologist.

Commenting on the announcement of the birth, the chief executive of the RCM, said: "We are delighted to hear the news and we offer the Duchess and the Duke of Cambridge our warmest congratulations."