On Friday, June 4th, at 11:40am in Santa Barbra, Meghan Markle gave birth to her second child, a healthy baby girl named "Lili".
The baby's full name is Lilibet Diana Mountbatten Windsor, with her first name taking after The Queen, and her middle name taking after her late grandmother, Princess Diana. The child is eighth in line to the British throne, after her older brother, Archie.
According to their spokesperson, the baby was born at Santa Barbra Cottage Hospital, and is healthy at 7 pounds and 11 ounces.
Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of Lilibet Diana! The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted with the news. \n\nLilibet is Her Majesty\u2019s 11th great-grandchild.pic.twitter.com/dGVeRpd3pK— The Royal Family (@The Royal Family) 1623006014
An official statement from their Archewell website, the couple says: "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.
Archewell is a non-profit founded by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and its mission is to "drive systemic cultural change across all communities."
Prince Harry reported that he will take several months off work to be with his daughter, as part of the Archewell paternity leave policy. When his son Archie was born, he was only allowed to take three days off as a royal.
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