Meghan Markle, the Dutchess of Sussex has given birth to a healthy baby boy on Monday morning.
The news was confirmed by her husband, Prince Harry. The proud father spoke directly to reporters, gushing over the birth of his firstborn child.
“It’s been the most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined. How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension. But we’re both absolutely thrilled," he told press.
'We’re both absolutely thrilled and so grateful for all the love and support from everybody out there. It’s been amazing, so we just wanted to share this with everybody.”
Their son is the fourth grandchild for the Prince of Wales, and a first for Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, who is currently at the couple’s new residence, Frogmore Cottage, on the Windsor estate.
The happy couple also posted an announcement on their official Instagram page on Monday morning.
"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 couple announced via Instagram.
"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," the statement concluded.
The couple recently made headlines after announcing that there would be no hospital steps photocall with the newborn, as there was with the Duchess of Cambridge and her three children.