The friends who will be part of Kate Middleton's elite baby club

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The friends who will be part of Kate Middleton's elite baby club

Gerald and Alice Avenel

Children: Rose, nearly one

Alice is an old Marlborough pal of Kate's. Her husband is a dashing Frenchman who works for Merill Lynch; she teaches. With their daughter being just one year older than Baby Cambridge she can give Kate tips on what's coming up next at each stage.