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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Confirm Birth Of Baby Girl

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have confirmed the birth of their second child, a baby girl. 
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have confirmed the birth of their second child, a baby girl

On Friday morning, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born in a hospital in Santa Barbara in California at approximately 11.40am local time.

In an official statement, it has been confirmed that she weighed 7Ib 11oz and is now ‘settling in at home’.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have welcomed their second child, a baby girl. Credit: Global Citizens via YouTube

The couple have named their first daughter after the Duke of Sussex’s grandmother, the Queen, who is called Lilibet by members of the Royal Family.

Lilibet’s middle name is Diana, in honour of her ‘beloved great-grandmother,’ the Princess of Wales.

In a statement on the Duke and Duchess’ Archewell website, they stated: “On June 4, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili.

“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.”

Lilibet is the Queen’s eleventh great-grandchild and is eighth in line to the throne.

Lilibet is Prince Harry and Meghan’s second, following Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Credit: Save the Children via YouTube

Back in May 2019, Prince Harry and Meghan welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, before they stepped away from roles as Senior Royals.

The couple’s firstborn has recently turned two years old and to celebrate, a birthday post was uploaded onto the Archewell website.

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