Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Welcome Their First Royal Child, Kensington Palace Announces

By  //  May 6, 2019

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This

It's a Boy!

ABOVE VIDEO: Meghan Markle gave birth to a baby boy Monday morning. Kensington Palace announced the royal baby weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee joined CBSN with more on the royal birth.

(CBS NEWS) – Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have welcomed their first child, a boy, the royal family confirmed on Monday. The new baby is Queen Elizabeth’s eighth great-grandchild and the seventh in line to the British throne.

Kensington Palace said in a statement that Meghan went into labor early Monday morning. Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, was by Meghan’s side, the statement said.

The boy was born at 5:26 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces, the palace said.

Former Hollywood star Meghan’s baby bump was one of the most photographed in history, but for all the attention received in the womb, this royal birth was a private affair.

The Duke and Duchess ditched decades of tradition by not having their baby at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London.

CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE ON CBS NEWS

Actor Peter Mayhew Dies At 74, Played ‘Chewbacca’ in Star Wars SeriesRelated Story:
Actor Peter Mayhew Dies At 74, Played ‘Chewbacca’ in Star Wars Series

CLICK HERE FOR BREVARD COUNTY NEWS


Click here to contribute your news or announcements Free