She’s here! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially parents of two after welcoming their baby girl into the world, reports reveal.
But perhaps the most precious reveal of the day isn’t that the couple welcomed their first daughter into their family, which also includes their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, it’s the name they gave their little princess. In honor of Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, and Prince Philip, Harry and Meghan named her, Lilibet Diana.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Welcome Baby Girl!
“It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world,” People revealed a statement from the couple read. They further revealed that Lili was born on Friday, June 4.
“Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home. Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet. Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.”
It was actually the late Prince Philip who gave the Queen her beloved nickname. Philip sadly passed away early this year, before Lili’s birth.
On their official website, the couple made a statement on their own saying, “On June 4th, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili. She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from across the globe. Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”
We couldn’t be more excited for Prince Harry, Meghan, and Archie! Congratulations! Do you think we will get to see a photo soon?
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