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Finland gives William and Kate Pack of Condoms as baby present
A Finnish government agency has sent Britain's Prince William and his wife a maternity package that includes a pack of condoms.
The gifts come in a cardboard box designed to double as a baby bed, the Daily Mirror reported Tuesday. In addition to the condoms, the package includes a snowsuit, rompers, a teething toy and other goodies.
KELA, the Finnish social services agency, gives the box to all pregnant women, and some experts say it is one reason for Finland's low infant mortality rate.
"The box that has been given to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has also included the condoms. They have been given the exact same box as is given to all expectant mothers in Finland," a press officer for the embassy claimed Wednesday. "I think the point (of having condoms in the box) is to remind people that even though you have just given birth you can still get pregnant."
At the same time, a spokeswoman for the royal couple at Kensington Palace said: "We were delighted to receive the very kind gift of the maternity package from the Finnish government. It was a very thoughtful gesture and we're very grateful for it. I'm sure the Duke and Duchess will be very interested to see the contents."
The duchess is scheduled to have her firstborn child this month. The baby will immediately be third in line to the British throne, whether it is a boy or girl.
A KELA spokesman said the agency's baby box has been welcomed around the world: "The timing was perfect that the royal couple are having a baby."
The royal couple are accepting gifts from individuals and governments, although corporate presents are being returned.