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Royal baby christening ceremony a private affair

One significant occasion in the new royal baby's life will be his christening.

The ceremony will be an important moment for the baby who, as a future sovereign, will one day become Supreme Governor of the Church of England.

Royal christenings are traditionally private affairs, held behind closed doors when the baby is a few months old and attended only by family, godparents and close friends.

A family photograph of the baby in its robe is usually released to the media.

Royal children are mostly christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, often in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace where William's ceremony was held.

Prince Harry was christened in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

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