Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their second child on Friday, a baby girl named Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, a spokeswoman for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said on Sunday.
The baby was born weighing 7 lbs, 11 oz. and mother and child are healthy and are moving home, the spokesperson said in a statement.
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The Sussexes thanked their supporters for their kindness as they announced the latest addition to their family.
“On June 4th, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili. She is more than we could have imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we have felt across the world.” , The Duke and Duchess of Sussex said in a written statement. “Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”
Her first name, Lilibet, is a nod to the nickname of Her Majesty the Queen. His middle name is in honor of his grandmother and Harry’s mother, Princess Diana.
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Lilibet is the couple’s second child. Their first, Archie, is now two years old.
The baby is the eighth to the British throne.
No photos of the newborn or the Sussexes accompanied the ad.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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