• How Kate Middleton could bring on the birth of the royal baby

    The nursery furnishings are all picked out; the most ardent royal fans are camped outside the Lindo Wing and the Queen's gynaecologist has long since given up drinking in readiness for the birth. Now all pregnant Kate Middleton and the rest of the nation wants is to see her baby. Like other celebrities such as Selma Blair, Mel B and Jessica Simpson, Kate may now be searching for natural ways to induce labour. Former Spice Girl Mel B was typically forthright about her frustration. "I've tried everything, I've tried the hot food, the running... I've tried it all. It just seems