Kate Middleton has given birth to a baby boy, it’s been confirmed.
Kensington Palace revealed the news Monday morning, with them taking to Twitter to announce:
The Palace revealed in a statement that The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families had been informed and were delighted with the news.
They also added that the name of the baby will be announced in due course.
The likes of British Prime Minister Theresa May and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau were among those taking to social media Monday to congratulate the couple.
It’s now been confirmed that Middleton and her newborn son will be leaving hospital Monday evening to return home to Kensington Palace.
Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2, were spotted visiting the Lindo Wing after the birth of their baby brother, with William being seen clutching on to their hands Monday afternoon. The youngsters have now returned to the Palace.
The news comes after it was revealed that the Duchess of Cambridge had been admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital in London in the early stages of labour on Monday morning.
The Duchess was transported alongside William, the Duke of Cambridge, by car.
This marks baby number three for the royal couple, who welcomed Prince George of Cambridge in 2013 and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge in 2015.
Kensington Palace had previously announced that the Duchess was due to give birth in April 2018.
The Duke and Duchess first announced news of her pregnancy in September.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte were both born at St. Mary’s Hospital, as was Prince Harry, the Duke of Cambridge’s brother.
The royal baby’s arrival means that Harry drops to sixth place in succession to the throne.