Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth To Third Royal Baby

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby, her third child with Britain’s Prince William son Monday, .

The statement made by Pennington Palace announced that the  baby weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces was born early on Monday afternoon

The Duke of Cambridge Prince William accompanied his wife to the hospital and was present at the birth.

.The baby’s name has not yet been announced.

The duchess, who was formerly known as Kate Middleton, had been admitted to the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London earlier Monday. She gave birth at 11:01 a.m. local time (6:01 a.m. ET), royal officials said.

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs.

The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz.

The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.

Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.

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The boy is fifth in line to the throne, kicking Prince William’s brother, Prince Harry, down one place, to sixth on the list. He is Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth great-grandchild.

The duchess had her two other children, Prince George in 2013 and Princess Charlotte in 2015, at the same hospital. Princes William and Harry were also born there.

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The boy is fifth in line to the throne, kicking Prince William’s brother, Prince Harry, down one place, to sixth on the list. He is Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth great-grandchild.

Thanks to a change in the laws of succession in 2013, this will be the first time that a girl is not overtaken by a male relative. Princess Charlotte will remain fourth in line, in front of her new brother.

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