10 Facts About the Royal Baby
A baby boy was born to Kate Middleton and Prince William at 4:24 p.m. (11:24 a.m. ET) Monday.
Here are the royal details:
It’s a boy!
The baby weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz.
The baby was at St Mary’s Hospital in London, where William and Harry were also born.
Kate delivered naturally.
The little prince will be third in line to the throne.
The news was supposed to be first announced in the traditional manner, on fancy paper with a Buckingham Palace letterhead on an easel at the palace front gates. But it was dark by the time the birth came, so the palace sent out an electronic press release first.
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
While the parents officially choose the first name, the name has to be approved by the Queen before becoming an official one.
The baby will be welcomed by a 62-gun salute.
Prince William will take two weeks off for paternity leave.