Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are now parents.

The couple have welcomed their first child, a baby boy. The couple confirmed the news on social media, noting that the new arrival weighs 7 lbs., 3 oz.

“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,” the birth announcement said. “More details will be shared in the forthcoming days.”

This is what we know from official sources:


The 37-year-old duchess went into labor in the early hours of Monday, May 6 and her husband was by her side.

Family members were informed of the new arrival — which happened at 5:26 a.m GMT — and family members including the Queen, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Prince of Wales and more were informed shortly thereafter and are “delighted with the news.”


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