Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a daughter, the second child for her and Prince Harry.
A spokesperson for the Sussexes told CNN,
“It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world.”
Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.”
The statement said, adding that the new arrival weighed in at 7lbs 11 oz and that
“both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home.
Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet. Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.”
Baby Lili is a sister for the couple’s two-year-old son, Archie Harrison. The newborn is the Queen’s eleventh great-grandchild. She is eighth in line to the throne behind her grandfather Charles, uncle William, his three children (George, Charlotte and Louis), her father Harry, and big brother Archie.
In a pre-recorded message from Meghan for the recent Vax Live concert in May, intended to promote Covid-19 vaccine equity and gender equality. which she and Harry co-chaired.
“My husband and I are thrilled to soon be welcoming a daughter — it’s a feeling of joy we share with millions of other families around the world.
When we think of her, we think of all the young women and girls around the globe who must be given the ability and support to lead us forward. Their future leadership depends on the decisions we make, and the actions we take now to set them up, and set all of us up, for a successful, equitable, and compassionate tomorrow.”