BREAKING NEWS: It's a boy!

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The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a  son at 05:26 BST local time on May 6,  2019. The baby weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces.  The Duke of Sussex was present for the birth and said that mother and baby were doing “incredibly well”.
In a statement issued April 11, 2019, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they would not undertake a public appearance after the birth of their baby as the Duchess of Cambridge did after the birth of her three children. Instead, photographs of the baby will be taken in the days following the birth, after the Duchess of Sussex and her newborn baby have had enough time to recover and bond.
The new baby is seventh in the line of succession to the British throne and the eighth great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II. He will be known as Master Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. Usually, sons of peers use one of their father’s subsidiary titles which his eldest son will use as a courtesy title. At this time, no subsidiary title will be used.
In 1917, King George V issued Letters Patent stating that the children of the Sovereign, the children of the sons of the Sovereign, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales would be entitled to the style Royal Highness and the title Prince/Princess. The new baby is currently none of those things.
In December 2012, months before the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first child was born, Queen Elizabeth II issued a Letters Patent granting the style Royal Highness and the title Prince/Princess to the Duke of Cambridge’s future children to avoid the difficulty of a firstborn girl not being styled as Princess despite being a future queen. No such Letters Patent have yet been issued for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s children. This means that, as of now, the children of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would not be HRH Prince/Princess until/when/if their grandfather the Prince of Wales becomes king.
In lieu of sending gifts, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had long planned to encourage members of the public to make donations to select charities for children and parents in need.  More information can be found at British Monarchy: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Baby | Gifts and Charitable Donations.
More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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