Kate Middleton Shows Off Growing Baby Bump In Post-Babymoon Appearance

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits Hope House, an Action on Addiction women's treatment centre on February 19, 2013 in London -- Getty Images

Kate Middleton made her first public appearance since returning from her Caribbean babymoon on Tuesday.

The 31-year-old royal stepped out at Hope House in London, where she sported a MaxMara Studio dress.

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"It's lovely to be here," she told the crowd, according to People.

The Duchess spent time visiting with women recovering from addiction, some of whom asked her about her upcoming pregnancy.

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"I asked her if she was nervous about having a child, and she said it would unnatural if she wasn't. It's just human, isn't it?" Lisa, mother of three told The Observer (via People).

Another woman, Natalie - who is also expecting - reportedly spoke with Kate about the complications she's had with her pregnancy.

"She was saying she had been feeling unwell but was feeling better now," the expecting mom said.

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