Kate Middleton was discharged from the hospital Thursday after at least three days of treatment for acute morning sickness.

Assisted by husband Prince William, the Duchess smiled and carried flowers while leaving King Edward VII Hospital in Central London, according to TMZ.

Buckingham Palace released a statement saying, "The Duchess of Cambridge has been discharged from the King Edward VII Hospital and will now head to Kensington Palace for a period of rest. Their Royal Highnesses would like to thank the staff at the hospital for the care and treatment the Duchess has received."

When you read that, does your brain say it in an English accent? Mine does.

The Duchess, or Princess, or Kate (to her friends) is pregnant, the palace announced earlier this week. Which explains the morning sickness. Apparently she's already the target of makers of baby products.

TMZ says Middleton has already received swanky goodie-baskets from at least four U.S.-based baby product companies. So far, TMZ reported, Middleton has received children's learning programs from MyTalkingToddler.com, morning sickness relief from a company called One Step Ahead, and clothes and products from at least two high-end L.A. baby boutiques. A rep for Bel Bambini in Beverly Hills said they sent the royal couple a $2,300 gift basket which included a new Bugaboo Cameleon 3 stroller (worth $978), a Fendi layette set ($265), Dior Booties ($275) and much more.


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They also received more than $1,000 in free baby swag from Flicka, a high-end baby store owned by "General Hospital" star John Reilly. Management tells us they shipped over their "hot selling Choo Choo blankies" which have been worn by a whole bunch of celeb babies.

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