The dutiful Duchess: pregnant Kate Middleton marks two years of royal engagements

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The dutiful Duchess: pregnant Kate Middleton marks two years of royal engagements

February 2013

The expectant Duchess of Cambridge carried out her first prominent engagement of 2013 at Hope House - an all-female rehabilitation centre which is part of her patronage, Action on Addiction.

Her gently swelling stomach was clearly visible as she toured the centre and met women battling addiction problems.

With William nowhere in sight, his wife and soon-to-be mother of his child confidently tackled "the dark side of life" head on, a million miles ahead of the young apprentice he inducted in Anglesey two years ago