The royal family has officially welcomed a new member.
On Monday, the @sussexroyal Instagram account announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were “overjoyed” to welcome the birth of their son, and Prince Harry later confirmed the new addition to his family to the press.
Though the name of the baby boy has yet to be revealed, Prince Harry made a public statement, assuring everyone that both his child and wife, Meghan Markle, are doing “incredibly well.”
“It’s been the most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined,” Prince Harry told reporters. “How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension, but we’re both absolutely thrilled.”
The Duke of Sussex went on to explain that he and his wife are “still thinking” about names and will offer more details in the coming days, but that he’s “so incredibly proud” of her.
The @sussexroyal Instagram account also released an announcement with additional details.
“We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz.” the caption read. “The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives.”
The baby — who is Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first child together — will be seventh in line to the throne, behind Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry, along with Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.