A new bundle of happiness has arrived for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
The Duchess and Duke of Sussex are now parents to a girl. Archie Harrison who is now two is a big brother to his sister. A spokesperson made this announcement on behalf of the couple on June 6. The baby girl’s name is a tribute to Harry’s mother Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth II.
The Official Statement
The statement said that Meghan and Prince Harry have brought their daughter into this world with a lot of joy. She will be named Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. She will be called Lili by her parents. She was born on June 4 at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital amidst staff and doctors. This hospital is located in Santa Barbara, CA. Her weight was 7 lbs 11 oz at the time of birth.
Lili and Meghan both are well and healthy and are now settling at home. Lili’s name has been derived from The Queen whose family used to call her Lilibet. Diana will be her middle name to honor The Princess of Wales, her grandmother. Lili is the couple’s second child who also have a son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor who is now 2. Meghan and Harry are grateful for everyone’s prayers and wishes and are enjoying their time as a family.
Announcement from Harry and Meghan
Harry and Megan shared a message on the Archewell website saying that they were blessed with their daughter Lili on June 4th. Lili is much more than they had imagined and they are very grateful for the prayers and love they have received from all over the world. They thanked their fans for their support and kindness now that they are spending some family time together.
The Duchess and Duke will be on parental leave but the website will continue to do its very vital work and publish stories. If anyone wishes to send gifts then they can learn and support the various organizations that work for girls and women such as Harvest Home, Girls Inc, Myna Mahila Foundation, or CAMFED.
Harry and Megan had announced the pregnancy on 14th Feb with a picture which showed the couple together and Meghan clearly had a baby bump. They captioned the photo saying that Archie will soon be a big brother. They were very happy with the arrival of their second child. When the couple sat down with Oprah on March 7, they shared that the second child will be a girl and will arrive in the summer.
Harry seemed very excited as he talked to Oprah about his daughter. He said it is amazing to have children, whether they are one or two. But he was overjoyed that they had a boy and now are having a girl. He said they were now a family, with the couple, their kids, and two dogs. The couple is currently residing in Santa Barbara, California, and have stated that they will not be having any more children.