Mom's nanny to care for Sweden's new princess

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel, are expecting their first child, it was announced on Aug. 17, 2011. Swedish Royal Court spokeswoman Annika Sonnerberg said Victoria, 34, is expected to give birth sometime in March next year. She said "the entire royal family is overjoyed for the couple." The princess married her private gym instructor, Daniel Westling, 37, in a lavish Stockholm ceremony in June 2010. Christopher Hunt/Getty Images

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her husband, Prince Daniel, attend a ceremony on July 13, 2011, in Borgholm, Sweden.
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(CBS News) Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria gave her first interview since giving birth to Princess Estelle in  late February.

Pictures: Crown Princess Victoria

"It's a great feeling," Victoria told Aftonbladet, a Swedish newspaper, about motherhood. "Things are going well, but we're not completely in phase, she and I, yet. But she eats and sleeps."

Princess Estelle was born on Feb. 23. She is Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel's, first child.

Crown Princess Victoria has already found Princess Estelle a nanny and she didn't have to look far.  She hired her childhood nanny to care for Estelle. 

Elisabeth Zimmerman, 65, told Expressen that she was happy to be Estelle's caretaker. She was nanny to all three of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia's children from 1979 to 1991.


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