The royal families of Europe are expanding at a rapid rate these days. Within three weeks, babies were born to Crown Princes of the Netherlands, Denmark and Spain.
Here, baby gifts are brought to Princess Letizia of Spain at the Ruber clinic in Madrid, where she gave birth to her second child on April 30, 2007.
Princess Ariane Wilhelmina Maxima, the newborn third daughter to Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his Argentinean-born wife, Princess Maxima, is shown at the Bronovo hospital in The Hague, Wednesday, April 11, 2007. The new princess was born just before 10 p.m. on April 10, 2007. She becomes fourth in line to Queen Beatrix's throne after her father and her sisters, Princess Catharina-Amalia and Princess Alexia.
Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander shows his newborn third daughter at the Bronovo hospital in The Hague, Wednesday, April 11, 2007. The baby suffered a lung infection earlier this month and was rushed to a hospital in the Netherlands. She was released May 5, 2007.
This is one of the first official photos of the two-week-old daughter of Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary released on Tuesday May 8, 2007. The child, who will be christened July 1, has not been named yet.
Danish Crown Princess Mary is shown at the Danish hospital, Rigshospitalet, in Copenhagen with her new daughter, born April 21, 2007. She and Crown Prince Frederik also have an 18-month-old son, Christian.
Princess Mary of Denmark and Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark leave Copenhagen University Hospital with their newborn daughter and Prince Christian of Denmark on April 23, 2007, in Copenhagen.
This is one of the first official photos of newborn daughter of Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary. It was released on May 8, 2007. The child has not been named yet. The baby's name will be announced at the christening on July 1, 2007.
Surrounded by hospital medical staff, a beaming Crown Prince Felipe of Spain announces the birth of his second daughter with Princess Letizia of Spain on April 29, 2007, in Madrid.
Spain's newborn Princess Sofia is photographed as she leaves the Ruber Clinic with her parents on May, 2007, in Madrid. The new princess, third in line to the throne after her father and one-year-old sister Leonor, is named after her grandmother, Queen Sofia.
Crown Prince Felipe of Spain, his wife Princess Letizia, and their daughters, Princess Leonor, right, and newborn Princess Sofia, leave the Ruber Clinic on May 4, 2007, in Madrid.
Newborn royalty isn't limited to the houses of Europe. King Mohammed VI of Morocco became a father in February. Here, he poses with his second child, Princess Lalla Khadija, who was born Feb. 28, 2007 at the Royal Palace in Rabat. Lalla Khadija is his second child with Morocco's Princess Lalla Salma.