Meghan Markle gives birth to baby boy; Prince Harry says, 'So incredibly proud of my wife'
The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a baby boy, Buckingham Palace announced.
“I’m very excited to announce that Meghan and myself had a baby boy this morning, a very healthy baby boy. I’m so incredibly proud of my wife," said Prince Harry to the Herald Sun.
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We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz. 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.
Prince Harry and Meghan revealed they were expecting their first baby in October, at the outset of a 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.
Commentators at the time believed the baby, Queen Elizabeth II's eighth great-grandchild and seventh in line to the throne, was due in late April.
The 34-year-old prince and Meghan, 37, have reportedly opted for a home birth at their new Frogmore Cottage residence, on the grounds of Windsor Castle west of London.
With inputs from AFP.
Updated Date: May 06, 2019 19:52:07 IST
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