It’s a girl!: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan welcome 2nd child

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are now parents of two.

Meghan gave birth to the couple’s second child, a daughter, on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m, according to a statement from the couple’s press secretary.

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The baby’s name is Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor after Harry’s grandmother and mother.

“On June 4th, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili,” Harry and Meghan said in a statement on the website of their Archewell organization. “She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from across the globe. Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”

Lili weighed 7 lbs, 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home, the statement from the couple’s press secretary read.

“Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet. Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales,” according to the statement.

Members of the royal family extended their congratulations to Harry and Meghan.

“We are all delighted by the happy news of the arrival of baby Lili. Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie,” Harry’s brother, Prince William, and his wife, Duchess Kate, wrote on Twitter.

“The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been informed and are delighted with the news of the birth of a daughter for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said in a statement.

“Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie on the arrival of baby Lilibet Diana,” Harry’s father, Prince Charles, and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, shared on Twitter.

Lili joins big brother Archie, who turned 2 in May.

British photographer Misan Harriman, a friend of the couple’s, also shared his congratulations on Twitter alongside a photo he took of Harry, Meghan and Archie earlier this year.

Meghan gave birth to her second child in California, at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, making the newborn the first senior royal baby born in the United States, and the first great-grandchild of the queen to be born outside of the United Kingdom.

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