Rumor has it that Kate Middleton is pregnant and that she and Prince William are just waiting for the perfect time to confirm the baby news. While it may be exciting to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome their fourth baby, there are reasons why royal followers shouldn’t believe the pregnancy rumors.

Rumors of Kate Middleton’s pregnancy started to swirl around a year and a half after she gave birth to their third child, Prince Louis. Back then, royal followers were convinced that another royal baby was on the horizon.

In recent months, several publications have also published reports about Kate’s possible pregnancy, with some even claiming that the duchess’ recent hairdo change is a huge clue confirming the pregnancy rumors. “Every time the Duchess of Cambridge changes her look, she announces that she is pregnant within a few days,” claimed royal expert Santos Lopez.

Just this month, Santos also claimed that Kate’s agenda has been locked in the coming months, suggesting that a baby announcement is on the cards. The Duchess of Cambridge will reportedly take her time off from royal duties in the coming months as she prepares for the coming of her newborn.

While the prospect of another Cambridge baby may be thrilling, Kate can’t be pregnant with another baby. Since she became a member of the royal family, there has always been some sort of speculations surrounding Kate.

Today she’s one of the most photographed women in the world. The press simply loves her so much that as soon as she steps out, flashbulbs start to go off like crazy. No wonder royal followers can’t stop buzzing about her pregnancy.

The attention that Kate gets from the press tends to become too much that sometimes even a simple gesture tends to get blown out of proportion. Once, a photographer took a photo of Kate with her hand on her belly, and suddenly all the rumors that she’s expecting a baby ran wild.

Another reason Kate can’t be pregnant is that rumors about her pregnancy have been around for months now, yet there’s still no visible baby bump. Previous reports about her being photographed with a baby bump were baseless as every single photo of the duchess taken recently shows that her waistline hasn’t changed at all.

Since Kate’s first pregnancy, she and Prince William have also been very open to the public. That means that if Kate is indeed pregnant, as she has been rumored these past several months, then the pregnancy announcement from the Cambridges should have been made long ago.

Currently, Kate Middleton is still busy attending to her royal duties as the Duchess of Cambridge. That’s another reason why royal followers shouldn’t believe the pregnancy rumors. Kate has always been known for her complicated pregnancies. If she’s indeed pregnant, then she should have taken her time off from her duties as soon as the pregnancy rumors started to surface months ago.

Lastly, Kate previously hinted that she and Prince William were planning to cap their family at three children. Back in March, the duchess had a trip to Northern Ireland, where she met a man named Alan. He reportedly asked Kate if a baby number four was on the way. “I think William would be a little worried,” was Kate’s only reply.

Kate Middleton, Prince Louis, Prince George, Prince William and Princess Charlotte Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, with their children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, after Prince Louis' christening at St James's Palace on July 09, 2018, in London, England. Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images