Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their first child into the world this morning, May 6. Here, fans of the duke and duchess of Sussex react to the birth of their baby boy...
Earlier today, the royal family confirmed the birth of Baby Sussex; the first child of newlyweds Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
In a statement shared via Instagram, they said, "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 6, 2019.
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"Their royal highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs, 3oz.," they said, adding, "The duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thanks members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives".
Fans of the royal family have been reacting to the news of the royal birth on Twitter.
Many have been sharing messages of congratulations, while some have been joking about Prince Harry's press conference at Windsor (where he seemingly thanked two horses for their well-wishes).
See some of the public's reactions below:
Congrats to Meghan on a...Sussexful birth.
Something tells me motherhood...Suits her.#royalbaby
— Declan Cashin (@Tweet_Dec) May 6, 2019
— Claire Anne (@ClaireAnne12) May 6, 2019
Whatever your feelings about Royal babies (and I know the Internet has A LOT of feelings) this video of Prince Harry gushing about his baby and how awesome women are is really sweet. https://t.co/Mja2wHtKEo
— Melissa Ryan (@MelissaRyan) May 6, 2019
— Laura Tobin (@Lauratobin1) May 6, 2019
— Áine Fehilly (@akaMcFehilly) May 6, 2019
— Anshuman Mishra (@Anshuman91m) May 6, 2019
That royal baby must be huge judging by the size of this nappy pin pic.twitter.com/jw5Snvosgj
— Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) May 6, 2019
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) May 6, 2019
— Suits (@Suits_USA) May 6, 2019
Photo: Kensington Palace via Instagram