It’s official. The Duchess of Cambridge delivered a baby girl at 8:34am this morning.
In a statement, Kensington Palace said: “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am. The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz.
“The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news.
“Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.”
The newborn is fourth in line to the throne, the Queen’s fifth great-grandchild, and a spare to the heir – and Prince George’s sister.