Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcome their first child!

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby is finally here, after a long wait! We bring you the details...

And finally, the long wait is over! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby is here, and it's a...BOY!

The exciting news was first announced on the SussexRoyal Instagram page on 6 May 2019. The baby was safely delivered at 5:26 am, and weighed 7lbs 3oz(approximately 3.26 kg) at birth.

"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", said the statement.

This little baby is seventh-in-line to the throne, behind the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and his children - Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis - and Prince Harry.

Earlier, official updates on Twitter had revealed that Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, had gone into labour in the early hours of this morning.

"The Duke of Sussex was by Her Royal Highnesses’ side", it said.

Meghan Markle's baby

The Buckingham Palace has shared that, "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."

Meanwhile, in his first interview after the birth of his son, Prince Harry has been quoted as saying, "It’s been the most amazing experience I can ever possibly imagine.” 

“How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension."

Here's congratulating Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and wishing them joyous parenting days ahead!

We can't wait to catch a glimpse of the little prince!

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Abigail