"We did it because people wanted it," Mike told ITV's News at 10 about the couple's decision to share the photos. "We had control over it. We had those photos done anyway, it was more because people seemed to want it rather than anything else."
A spokesman for HELLO! magazine said: "We are delighted that Zara and Mike Tindall chose to share their beautiful baby pictures with HELLO!"
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