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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have welcomed their first born child (a baby boy) on the morning of May 6.

The official Instagram account of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the birth of the royal baby with a post which reads, "We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses' son weighs 7lbs. 3oz.

The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives.

More details will be shared in the forthcoming days."

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