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Kate Middleton's sweet solo outing with Prince Louis on Valentine's Day revealed

The Duchess enjoyed some quality time with her baby boy

Chloe Best

The Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed a low-key Valentine’s Day outing with her son Prince Louis on Thursday, it has emerged. An excited fan spotted Kate taking the nine-month-old baby for a walk around Kensington Palace Gardens – and shared photos on social media of the Duchess pushing her own stroller around the park.

Kate was said to have been in a great mood during the walk close to her home at Kensington Palace, and politely smiled at people who recognised her. The mum-of-three was dressed down in black skinny ankle grazer jeans, a black puffer jacket with contrasting white sleeves, and New Balance trainers. With her hair down and minimal makeup, it was a discreet look for the Duchess, who only hours earlier had wowed with her red carpet appearance at the V&A museum, wearing a pink Gucci gown.

The Duchess was spotted on a walk with her son Prince Louis

While Kate was enjoying a trip out with her youngest child, Prince William was getting some hands-on parenting experience all of his own, as he joined a group of new dads at Future Men charity. The Duke spoke about the struggles of caring for a newborn, and even suggested that little Louis may well be on the move soon as he told one dad: "Wait til they’re nine months, then they’re off. You’ve got one leg and one arm!"

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William is a proud dad with wife Kate to children Prince George, five, Princess Charlotte, three, and baby Prince Louis, who turns one in April. He added: "The fear of having a newborn baby that's very vulnerable and that's what you spend most of your time worrying about, thinking what do I do? And that's the thing isn't it, it's very daunting of how tiny they are when they first arrive."

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Earlier this week, the Duchess also opened up about the struggles of parenting, admitting she was "very naïve" as a first-time mum. Kate, who was attending the Mental Health in Education conference in London, gave a speech drawing on her own experience. It looks like they have it all under control!

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