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Where was Prince Harry’s baby born? Mum Meghan and new daughter ‘healthy and well’

Meghan Markle baby: Mills discusses royal newborn's name

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have welcomed a new addition to their family following the birth of their second child, Lilibet. Named after her great-grandmother the Queen, her middle name also pays tribute to her late grandmother, Princess Diana, and her surname to Prince Philip.

A statement published on their Archewell website said: “On June 4, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili.

“She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from across the globe.

“Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”

While traditionally royal babies are born at the Lindo Wing, just as Kate, Duchess of Cambridge has done with all three of her children, that’s not been the case with Meghan and Harry’s son or daughter.

Little Archie, who was born at 5.26am BST on May 6, 2019, arrived into the world at the Portland Hospital in London.

But little Lilibet was born a whole lot further afield from her extended family.

The couple moved to the USA after quitting as senior royals, and have now started a new life together in California.

Where was the royal baby born?

The birth announcement read: “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 in Santa  Barbara, CA.  

“She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home.”

Sources previously speculated Meghan had wanted a home birth, however.

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