Congratulations to the couple, Prince William and Kate as the royal baby has arrived in the world. The royal fans are going crazy for seeing the baby for the first time.
Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed their third child, a Prince today, Kensington Palace announced.
“Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The new baby weighs 8lbs 7oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth”.
“Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are very much delighted with the news. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well”.
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Big brother Prince George was at school when his little brother arrived into the world. And, big sister Princess Charlotte, who turns 3 in May, was at home at Kensington Palace.
Updates about the new baby.
The name of the baby boy will be announced in due course. Albert and Arthur are tied as the most popular names for a boy at 5-1 and 9-1, respectively.
The Royalist Town Crier walked up to the steps of the Lindo Wing and called out, “God Save the Queen”, and then announced the birth of the baby Prince.
The royal baby is the fifth in line of succession.
As per the royal protocol, an official announcement will be posted with the detailed information about the new baby on an easel in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace.
It’s expected that family members, Kate’s parents, Carole and Mike Middleton, and William’s father, Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla will come to see the couple and their newborn.
The decades old celebrations are going to take place.
The celebration formalities will include a gun salute in one of the London parks. The couple is expected to take their baby home to nearby Kensington Palace.
As the couple spends their first few moments with the new baby, royal fans have gathered outside the hospital in hopes of getting a glimpse of the Duchess of Cambridge with her newly born Prince.