Royal baby latest: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry prepare for birth of first child

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In the early hours of Monday morning, the Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a baby boy, with Prince Harry by her side.A statement was released on the royal couple's official Instagram account, revealing that the baby was born before 6am and weighs 7lbs. 3oz.The first pictures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their newborn were revealed on Wednesday.In the images, the newborn can be seen swaddled in a white blanket wearing a white hat. Later that afternoon, the couple announced on Instagram that they had named their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.Please allow a moment for the blog to load...

Royal baby name news – live: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor revealed to the world by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

In the early hours of Monday morning, the Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a baby boy, with Prince Harry by her side.A statement was released on the royal couple's official Instagram account, revealing that the baby was born before 6am and weighs 7lbs. 3oz.The first pictures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their newborn were revealed on Wednesday.In the images, the newborn can be seen swaddled in a white blanket wearing a white hat. Later that afternoon, the couple announced on Instagram that they had named their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.Please allow a moment for the blog to load...

With the Duchess of Sussex due to give birth to the royal baby any day, excitement is brewing across the nation.

Many royal fans have been keeping a close eye on any possible updates on social media, following the recent launch of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's official Instagram account, keen to find out anything and everything about the birth of the royal couple's first child.

There are many details we already know, including approximately when the duchess will give birth and the fact that the royal baby will unlikely be granted a royal title.

However, much information about the royal birth is being kept under wraps.

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