The Duchess of Cambridge delivered her son perfectly – without recourse to any powerful painkillers.

The Mail on Sunday has learned that Kate had a completely natural birth after arriving at the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, just after 5.30am last Monday.

As four midwives monitored the as-yet unborn baby, the Queen’s former gynaecologist watched closely behind the glass of the £5,000-a-night suite.

Assisted by two other top medics, Marcus Setchell – who delayed his retirement to oversee the birth of the third in line to the Throne – made sure the birthing plan went without a hitch.

Kate’s calm demeanour once Prince George was in her arms – and the gentle support of her husband Prince William – truly moved the seven-strong medical team.

Although the Duchess was in labour for 11 hours, sources in London have told The Mail on Sunday that she opted not to have powerful painkillers.

The precise sequence of events in the delivery room will always remain a closely guarded secret for those present – and they have refused all requests for interview.

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