Prince Harry and Meghan announce birth of baby 'Lili'

goss 07/06/2021

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have welcomed their daughter Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor to the world after giving birth to her in California. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced Lili was born on Friday at 11:40am at Santa Barbara hospital.

Meghan and Harry shared in a statement,

"On June 4th, 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."

Their daughter's name has a special significance to the royal family as it pays tribute to her great grandmother Queen Elizabeth and her grandmother Princess Diana. Lili is now eighth in line for the throne after her brother Archie. 

Congratulations to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on baby Lili!