A new royal baby is born! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their third child – a baby boy – on Monday, 23rd April 2018 at the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in London around 11am, local time.
The latest addition to the royal family is Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth great-grandchild, and the younger brother to Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs.
The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz.
The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.
Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.
— The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@KensingtonRoyal) April 23, 2018
The newborn is also the fifth in line to the British throne after Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
According to the Kesington Palace, the baby weighs 8lbs 7oz (3.8 kilograms), and both the mother and the baby are doing well.
The royal baby is yet to be named, but an official announcement will arrive in due course. Some favourite names for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s third child include James, Albert and Arthur.