The 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, Kensington Palace announced on Twitter. The boy was born at 11:01 am, hours after Kate was transported to London's St. Mary's Hospital in labor.
Kate and her child "are both doing well," according to the statement.
The child, who is the royal couple's third child and second son, is the fifth in line to the throne.
The name of the newborn child was not immediately announced.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) 23 апреля 2018 г.
The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz.
The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.
Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.
The couple's second child, Princess Charlotte, turns three in May. She started attending nursery school in London in January. The oldest of the royal siblings, Prince George, is now four and began school in September 2017.
A self-proclaimed royalist Town Crier on the steps of the Lindo Wing marking the birth of Kate and William's baby son. pic.twitter.com/Ym0scbZDDh— Catherine Wylie (@wyliecatherine) 23 апреля 2018 г.
British PM May has congratulated Prince William and his wife Kate on the birth of the baby boy.
Internet users have followed suit, rushing to Twitter to congratulate the Royal couple.
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