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The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan gives birth to her baby – live updates!

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The Duchess of Sussex has finally given birth to her and Prince Harry’s first child. The most awaited moment is here. Meghan Markle has given birth to a baby boy.

The Duke of Sussex, Harry announced this delighted and joyful news just a few minutes ago. He said that he is quite excited for his first baby.

The new and delighted father, Prince Harry said they were “absolutely thrilled”. He also thanked the public for their patience and support during the pregnancy. Not only did he say this, but he also mentioned that Meghan and the baby were doing “incredibly well”. He then added that they were still thinking about names for their baby infant.

All the details about the new addition to the family. 

Baby Sussex was delivered at 05:26 BST. Buckingham Palace said that the baby weighed 7lbs 3oz (3.2kg). They also mentioned that the the Duke of Sussex was present for the birth. 

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It added: “The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Lady Jane Fellowes, Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Earl Spencer have been informed. They are delighted with the news”.

“The duchess’s mother, Doria Ragland, who is overjoyed by the arrival of her first grandchild, is with their Royal Highnesses at Frogmore Cottage”.

The baby boy is seventh in line to the throne.

He is presently, behind the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and his children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, and then his own father, Prince Harry.

Speaking after the birth, Harry added the child had been “a little overdue”. And also, that he planned to make another announcement in two days’ time. That will be done so that everyone can see the baby. He added: “It’s been the most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined. How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension”.

On the special occasion of Harry and Meghan, here is a timeline of all the big days in their life.

8 November 2016 – Kensington Palace released a statement that confirmed Prince Harry was dating Meghan Markle “for a few months”. He also asked the press to respect their privacy.

28 November 2017 – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced that they were engaged to be married.

15 December 2017 – Kensington Palace confirmed that the couple has chosen to wed in Windsor on 19 May the following year.

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19 May 2018 – Harry and Meghan were married in front of 600 guests at St George’s Chapel. And they became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

15 October 2018 – Kensington Palace announced that the Duchess of Sussex is pregnant. And she due to give birth in Spring 2019.

6 May 2019 – Meghan Markle gives birth to a baby boy, who becomes seventh in line to the throne.

Responding to the news, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tweeted:-

“Congratulations to Meghan and Harry on the birth of their first baby. I hope they’re all doing well”. Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon also added her congratulations to the couple. She wrote: “The birth of a baby is a joyful occasion. Congratulations to Harry and Meghan”.