Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have announced the birth of their new daughter Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
The child’s first name was chosen as a tribute to Queen Elizabeth, whose family nickname is Lilbet. Her late grandmother Diana, Princess of Wales, was also honored with a middle name.
Lili was born on Friday, June 4th at 11:40 am at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces. “Both mother and child are healthy and well and have now settled in at home,” said a statement.
This is the couple’s second child, who also has a two-year-old son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
No picture of the newborn was provided. The statement announcing the birth states: “The Duke and Duchess thank you for your heartfelt wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family.”