READ: Official statement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their second baby

Published June 7, 2021, 12:22 AM

by Jane Kingsu-Cheng

Yes, she gave birth a few days ago!

News were circulating that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be meeting their baby daughter real soon, and they did last Friday, June 4 on 11:40 a.m. It was only today, Sunday of June 6, that the couple made the official statement and shared the good news to the whole world. Read below for the official statement from their Archewell website.

“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. 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.

This is the second child for the couple, who also have a two-year-old son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess thank you for your warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family.”

The couple also also added their personal statement:

“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.”

The official statement ended with, “While the Duke and Duchess are on parental leave, Archewell will continue to do important work and publish stories on the site. We look forward to seeing you!”

 
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