Kate Middleton Opens Up on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Baby

May 7, 2019

While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spend their first days with their little bundle of joy, proud aunt and uncle Kate Middleton and Prince William share some thoughts over the birth of their new nephew. 

While talking to reporters in London, Prince William expresses how “absolutely thrilled” they are to welcome the littlest royal into the world, but he also couldn’t help but make a cheeky comment, welcoming his brother into “the sleep deprivation society that is parenting," reports Hello!.

"We're absolutely thrilled - welcome to the Sleep Deprivation Society!" — The Duke of Cambridge on his and The Duchess's delight at the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's son

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The Duchess of Cambridge added, “It’s such a special time, obviously with Louis and Charlotte just having had their birthdays, it’s such a great time of year to have a baby. Spring is in the air.” 

The royal couple has revealed that they’re excited to find out what the name of the child will be. The frontrunning theories from bookmakers are Alexander, James, and Arthur. There’s also been a surge in popularity for the name Spencer, which would not only be a tribute to Princess Diana’s maiden name, but a nod to the common U.S. moniker. 

Meghan Markle went into labor in the early hours of Monday morning and gave birth to a healthy baby boy. He weighs 7 pounds, 3 ounces. 

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.

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In a statement to the press, Prince Harry confirms that “mother and baby are doing incredibly well.” He then goes on to gush about how proud he is of his wife, saying, “how any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension.”

This afternoon, His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex shared the news of the arrival of his and the Duchess’ first born child. Their son was born early morning on the 6th of May, 2019 and weighs 7lbs and 3oz. Their Royal Highnesses thank you for your support and kindness during this exceptionally joyful time in their lives as they welcome their baby boy.

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