The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton on Monday gave birth to a healthy baby boy at St Maryâ€™s Hospital, Paddington in London. The newly born baby is Prince William and Kateâ€™s third child, and the fifth-in-line to the British throne.
The baby boy was born at 1101 hrs local time, a statement from Kensington Palace read. Both the mother and child are doing well, the palace said.
The Duke of Cambridge was present during the birth of his third child, who weighs 3.82 kg.
Â â€œThe 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 delighted with the news,â€ the statement read.
A notice was placed on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace following the announcement of the birth of Prince Williamâ€™s third child. The name of the boy is yet to be announced by the royal family.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are also proud parents to George (4) and Charlotte (2).
British Prime Minister Theresa May sent her warm wishes to William and Catherine on Twitter.
My warmest congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their baby boy. I wish them great happiness for the future.â€” Theresa May (@theresa_may) April 23, 2018
As soon as the news of royal babyâ€™s birth hit the internet, Twitterati couldnâ€™t keep calm and started sending congratulatory messages.
Congratulations #Williamandkate on your beautiful royal baby boy. And a smaller congrats Harry and soon to be wife.â€” KOTUG (@APolyanchek) April 23, 2018
Welcome new little prince <3<3 #royalbabyâ€” royal milk tea (@Milkiky_) April 23, 2018