The Duchess of Sussex, wife of Prince Harry, who also happens to be the former Meghan Markle, has given birth to a baby boy; the royal baby on Monday. The baby also is her first one for the Prince.
According to reports, Meghan Markle went into labor during the early hours of Monday, yesterday with Harry at her side all through. And by noon, the announcement was made that she has been delivered of a baby boy successfully.
Harry was with his wife when she gave birth at 5:26 a.m. local time.
The baby was noted to have weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces as and the time of delivery.
Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, is with the couple at their home, Frogmore Cottage, the palace said in the birth announcement.
When interviewed in an impromptu conference, Prince Harrg said; “It was amazing, ”
“As every father and parent will ever say your baby is absolutely amazing… I’m just over the moon.”
The child will be seventh in line to the throne, following Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Prince Harry.
The baby is Queen Elizabeth II’s eighth great-grandchild.
They are still deciding on a name for the newborn, Harry said, adding that they would introduce the baby to the world in two days.
“I’m so incredibly proud of my wife,” he said.
Prior to the birth, few details of the couple’s plans were released. Last month, Kensington Palace said that the birth would be revealed only once Harry and Meghan had the opportunity to celebrate privately. Unlike Harry’s brother, Prince William, they didn’t share where the baby would be born.
Harry and the former “Suits” actress married last year in a chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, about 20 miles west of central London. The celebration saw movie stars mingling with royalty.