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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge present Princess Charlotte

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge debuted their second child, Princess Charlotte, to the world on May 2, 2015. Their daughter was delivered at 8:34am and weighed 8lbs 3 oz. For the big reveal, Kate chose a Jenny Packham dress in spring-ready yellow. [Photo: Getty]

From the Queen to Meghan Markle: A brief history of royals debuting their babies to the world

Danielle Fowler
Freelance Writer

This afternoon, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex finally debuted their first child, a newborn son, to the world at St George's Chapel in Windsor.

The royal couple gave a rare interview during the photo call with Meghan describing parenthood as "magic".

For the regal occasion, the new mum showcased her post-baby bump in a trench-like dress by London-based designer Grace Wales Bonner - a sartorial move which was widely praised.

But how did the parents' big reveal compare to the royal history books?

From the Queen and Prince Philip to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, how other members of the Windsor clan presented their children to the world.