Kate Middleton undergoes abdominal surgery, will remain hospitalized for up to 2 weeks

Kensington Palace announced that Kate Middleton underwent a “planned” abdominal surgery on Tuesday.

“The surgery was successful and it is expected that she will remain in hospital for ten to fourteen days, before returning home to continue her recovery,” the statement revealed, adding that she won’t return to public duties until around Easter.

The Princess of Wales, 42, expressed her desire to “maintain as much normality for her children as possible” and beyond the announcement have her personal information remain private.

Middleton and Prince William share three children: Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

In light of her request for privacy, Kensington Palace said it will share only “significant” updates from here on out.

Page Six is told that the Princess of Wales’ ailment is not cancerous. WireImage
Middleton, 42, has canceled her public appearances until around Easter. Zak Hussein / SplashNews.com

“The Princess of Wales wishes to apologise to all those concerned for the fact that she has to postpone her upcoming engagements,” the statement concluded.

“She looks forward to reinstating as many as possible, as soon as possible.”

Kensington Palace did not give any insight into what the surgery was treating, but Page Six is told the ailment is not cancerous.

Prince William also has canceled his public duties while his wife remains hospitalized. Getty Images

We also hear that the Prince of Wales will be balancing being with his children with taking care of his wife, and in doing so, will postpone a number of his own engagements.

Prince William, 41, is postponing his official duties while Middleton remains in the hospital and for the immediate period following her discharge.

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She was last seen in public over the Christmas holidays. AFP via Getty Images

Fans immediately flooded Kensington Palace’s Instagram post with well wishes for Middleton.

“Wishing the Princess a speedy recovery ❤️‍🩹,” commented one follower.

“Sending all the healing energy her way ❤️,” added another.

“Wishing the Princess of Wales a speedy recovery 🤍,” wrote a netizen.

Kensington Palace said beyond this announcement it will provide only “significant” updates about her health. Samir Hussein/WireImage

King Charles and Queen Camilla have yet to comment publicly on Middleton’s health scare.

Middleton hasn’t appeared in public since Christmas festivities when she and her family coordinated in navy for mass at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Norfolk, England.

The Princess of Wales, 41, looked happy and healthy in an all-navy outfit that included a Juliette Botterill Millinery hat, an Alexander McQueen coat and suede Gianvito Rossi boots.