Royal Baby: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby girl
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby girl.
Her daughter was born at 8.34am and weighed 8lbs 3oz. Both the Duchess and her child are doing well.
The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth, which was at St. Mary’s Hospital in London.
The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are said to be delighted with the news.
There was lots of excitement outside the hospital when the birth was announced. There was even a town crier.
Lots of photographers and journalists are waiting outside, as well royal fans, some of whom have been camped outside the hospital for weeks.
The new arrival was born in the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital where the duke and duchess’s first child, Prince George, was born in July 2013.
Police guard the entrance to the Lindo Wing – a private unit within St Mary’s NHS hospital
The new baby will be fourth in line to the throne, behind her grandfather Prince Charles, father Prince William and big brother Prince George.
Prince George, the Duke and Duchess’s first child, will be two years old in July