Meghan Markle Has Given Birth

A new royal baby has arrived!

The Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a son at 5:26am this morning weighing 7lbs 3oz.

Prince Harry announced the news in the last few minutes saying "this little thing is absolutely to die for" after keeping the arrival to themselves for the hours after the birth.

A statement read:

"Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex was safely delivered of a son at 0526hrs. 

The baby weighs 7lbs 3oz.

The Duke of Sussex was present for the birth. 

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 and 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.  

Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well."

The couple will announce the name of their new son at a later time.

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