Prince William, Kate Middleton welcome a baby boy

At 1001 GMT, the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton gave birth to a royal baby boy. The baby was born at St Mary’s hospital and weighed 8 lbs 7oz (3.8 kg). Prince William was present at the birth of his baby boy.  

“Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well,” Kensington Palace said. “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will be leaving St. Mary’s Hospital this evening.”

Later Prince William brought George 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2 to meet their little brother. The name of the new addition to the royal family will be announced very soon.

The new baby is fifth in the row to heir the British throne, behind her grandfather Prince Charles, father Prince William, brother Prince George and big sister Princess Charlotte.

William, 35, Kate, 36, got married in April 2011 and was earlier blessed with two children.

In the early stage of pregnancy, Kate suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, or severe levels of nausea and vomiting.

Congratulations to Kate and William!