Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome royal baby

Harry and Meghan royal baby

And baby makes three. The wait is finally over and the royal baby is here, with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcoming a baby boy.

The Sussex Royal Instagram account announced that the Duchess of Sussex delivered her son in the early hours of May 6, 2019. The newest member of the royal family weighs 7lbs. 3oz. and both mum and bub are doing well.

“The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives. More details will be shared in the forthcoming days,” the official notice explained.

 

Prince Harry spoke from Windsor, saying, “I’m very excited to announce that Meghan and myself had a baby boy this morning, a very healthy baby boy.

“It’s been the most amazing experience. We are both absolutely thrilled and grateful to the support from everybody out there.”

He explained they are still thinking about names, and that the new parents will show off their bub in two days.

“It’s absolutely incredible and I’m so incredibly proud of my wife.” Harry, who was present for the birth, said his son is, “absolutely to die for…I’m absolutely over the moon”.

The official Twitter account of The Royal Family revealed that the Queen is ‘delighted’ with the news.

It’s also been revealed Meghan’s mum is with the couple, and is ‘overjoyed’. Naaw!

The arrival of their first little bundle of joy is the latest chapter in a royal love story that’s captured imaginations the world over. After being set up on their first date in 2016, the pair has been almost inseparable, becoming engaged in 2017 and marrying in May last year.

Meghan and Harry baby arrives

The couple revealed in April that they would be announcing their baby’s arrival on their own terms. In a statement from Kensington Palace officials, the couple said they’d taken a personal decision to keep the plans around the arrival of their baby private. “The Duke and Duchess look forward to sharing the exciting news with everyone once they have had an opportunity to celebrate privately as a new family,” the statement read.

Harry and Meghan baby arrives

The royal couple announced their pregnancy in October last year as they touched down in Australia for a whirlwind visit. Since then the Duchess of Sussex has continued her many engagements around the world, including travelling to New York for her baby shower in February.

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