Megan, the Duchess of Sussex, gave birth to her second child with Prince Harry, welcoming daughter Lilibet on Friday in California, the couple’s spokeswoman said in a statement.
“It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Megan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their
daughter, Lillibet “Lily” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, of the world, “the statement said.” Both mother and child are healthy and healthy and are placed at home. “
The spokeswoman said Lillibet was born Friday morning at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California and weighed 7 pounds.
The statement said the child was named after Queen Elizabeth, Harry̵
The couple has a 2-year-old son, Archie, and wished to thank the public “for your warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family.”
It’s Lilibet. Harry and Megan’s children “Because only the monarch’s grandchildren have these titles, although Queen Elizabeth made an exception for William’s children because they are in a direct line of inheritance.
Harry’s brother, Prince William, and daughter-in-law Catherine issued a statement Sunday afternoon saying “everyone is delighted with the happy news of baby Lily’s arrival. Congratulations to Harry, Megan and Archie.” And their father, Prince Charles, made a similar statement, saying that “everyone wishes them well at this special time.”
Harry and Megan have been estranged from his family since at least January 2020, when the couple announced that they would retire from royal duties.
INin March, the couple detailed some of their differences with his family, including how they had conversations when she was pregnant with Archie about how “dark” his skin color would be.
in April for the funeral of his grandfather, Prince Philip, who . Megan stayed in California, where the family lives, on medical advice.
Lilibet is Queen Elizabeth’s 11th great-grandson, and his cousin, Princess Beatrice, announced in March that she was pregnant by the Queen’s 12th great-grandson.