“I have the two best guys in the world so I’m really happy,” Meghan Markle said today as she and Prince Harry introduced their new arrival to the world.
The royal baby boy, named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, has had his first media moment two days after being born.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex held an intimate press event in Windsor Castle, telling reporters that their new arrival has been a ‘dream’.
“He has the sweetest temperament, he’s really calm. He’s been the dream,” former actress Meghan Markle said.
Prince Harry said: “Parenting is amazing. It’s only been two and a half days, three days, but we’re just so thrilled to have our own little bundle of joy.”
Here’s the first look at photo of the Duke and Duchess together with their new baby as a beautiful family. ‘Thrilled and overjoyed – Thank you for all the well wishes’❤️ pic.twitter.com/C0dl5XaxyZ
— The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (@PHarry_Meghan) May 8, 2019
Dressed in a white shawl and cap, the baby was barely visible to the cameras. When asked to show their son’s face, Harry joked: “He’s already got a little bit of facial hair as well, wonderful.”
Baby Sussex was born weighing 7lbs 3oz at 5.26am on Monday morning. The baby, who is seventh in line to the throne, will not automatically become a prince.
The couple confirmed they will introduce the Queen to her newest great-grandchild later on.
Meghan said: “It’ll be a nice moment to introduce the baby to more family, and my mum’s with us as well.”
The family have officially revealed the name of their first-born son: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who met his great-grandparents, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. and grandmother Doria Ragland today.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor This afternoon Their Royal Highnesses introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eighth great-grandchild at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duchess’ mother were also present for this special occasion. Photo credit: Chris Allerton ©️SussexRoyal