After months of speculation over the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal baby, Baby Sussex is finally born, abeit slightly overdue. The Buckingham Palace announced today at 6:30am (GMT+1) that the Duchess of Sussex had gone into labour at the early hours of the morning, and confirmed one hour later that the baby was safely delivered at 5:26am. Following an emotional announcement from Prince Harry and the new family's first appearance 2 days after the birth, here are the highlights from the week.
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His name is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
So far, Prince Harry and Meghan have kept fans in a tizzy since the arrival of their first born, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The young family made their first appearance 2 days post birth—as promised by Harry at the birth announcement—with Meghan looking radiant and healthy, and positively over the moon. They gave the cameras a glimpse of their swaddled bundle of joy, who stayed peacefully asleep throughout his first press conference.