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Royal Breakfast

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Prince William and Kate Middleton haven't forgotten the commoners!

As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge anxiously await the arrival of their second child, fans are camping outside St. Mary's Hospital in London, where Middleton will soon deliver the next royal heir. However, the weather is unseasonably chilly, with the overnight temperature dropping as low as 38F°.

So, how did the parents-to-be express their gratitude?

To make the wait a tad more enjoyable, the royal couple sent their fans breakfast pastries and hot drinks Tuesday, Kensington Palace told NBC.

The coffee, croissants and danishes were delivered at around 9 a.m. local time.

Royal admirer Maria Scott told People that two men arrived carrying two white boxes tied up in pink ribbons and 10 cups of coffee. "They knocked on the tent and said, 'Good morning, we have a present from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.'" Fellow fan John Loughrey, who's been camped outside the hospital since Apr. 16, added, "We're really touched—we thank them with all our hearts."

Royal Breakfast

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Middleton is, by all accounts, past her due date.

Her brother-in-law, Prince Harry, will miss the birth of his niece or nephew, as he is currently Down Under on assignment with the Australian Defense Force. He is not expected back in the U.K. until May.

Prince William, meanwhile, went on early paternity leave to be by his wife's side.

Perhaps he didn't need to do that, as Middleton is still pregnant. In fact, the duchess' labor may be induced this week. "Doctors don't normally wait for more than a week," a source told The Telegraph Sunday. "They will probably already have been in touch with Kate and talked about which day would suit her best to go in and be induced if the baby doesn't arrive in the next couple of days."

Baby No. 2 will be born in the Lindo Wing, where Prince George was born in 2013.

Tune in for a brand-new episode of The Royals this Sunday at 10 p.m. on E!