It was announced by Kensington Palace that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has delivered a healthy baby boy weighing 8pounds 6 ounces at 4:24 London time.
His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge was present during the birth.
Mother and child are doing well and will remain in the hospital overnight.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, and His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales have been informed of the birth and are delighted according to Clarence House.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales released a statement this evening upon hearing the news of the birth of the new prince:
“Both my wife and I are overjoyed at the arrival of my first grandson. It is an incredibly special moment for William and Catherine and we are so thrilled for them on the birth of their baby boy.
Grandparenthood is a unique moment in anyone’s life, as countless kind people have told me in recent months, so I am enormously proud and happy to be a grandfather for the first time and we eagerly looking forward to seeing the baby in the near future.”
The Duke of Cambridge also released a brief statement to the press saying, “We could not be happier!”
Wonderful news! Congrats to Their Royal Highnesses and may God Bless the new prince!
Official Press Release via Kensington Palace
Click here to watch videos of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leaving the hospital with their little prince.