The royal baby is a boy
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Harry and Meghan posted a video on their official Instagram page thanking the public for its “support and kindness.”
Their post read:
“This afternoon, His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex shared the news of the arrival of his and the Duchess’ first born child. Their son was born early morning on the 6th of May, 2019 and weighs 7lbs and 3oz. Their Royal Highnesses thank you for your support and kindness during this exceptionally joyful time in their lives as they welcome their baby boy.”
The video shows Harry from earlier today, speaking to reporters after announcing the news.
"It’s been the most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined," he said.
Patrick J. Adams, Meghan's former "Suits" costar, just tweeted congratulations to the new parents.
"Much love to him and his incredible parents," Adams said.
He also spoke briefly of own experience with becoming a new father.
"Learned first hand 7 months ago how transformational becoming a parent is and couldn’t be happier for Meghan and Harry as they begin this adventure," he said.
Here's his tweet:
The ceremonial easel announcing the birth of Harry and Meghan's newborn has now been placed in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace in London.
The notice will be on display to the public until 8 p.m. (3 p.m. ET) on Tuesday.
The bulletin reads:
The Queen and the Royal Family are delighted at the news that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex was safely delivered of a son at 0526am today. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.
The brother of Prince Harry's mother, the late Princess Diana, has shared his happiness over the birth of his nephew's son.
Charles Spencer wrote on Twitter:
A fun fact as we wait for the royal notice to be displayed in front of Buckingham Palace.
The newborn arrived in the world at 5:26 a.m. (12:26 a.m. ET). That was one minute after the sun rose on Monday in Windsor, according to CNN Weather.
The location where Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, gave birth is being kept “private” according to Buckingham Palace.