New Swedish Prince

photo: Swedish Royal Court

There’s a new Prince in Sweden!

HRH Princess Sofia of Sweden, the wife of HRH Prince Carl Philip, gave birth to a baby boy at 6:25pm (local time) at the Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm.  Both mother and son are doing well. The baby is 5th in the line of succession for the Swedish throne.

The baby weighed 3595 grams (7.93 pounds) and measured at 49 cm (just over 19-1/4 inches).  A special Cabinet meeting will be held on Thursday, April 21, at 11:15am (local time), at which time King Carl Gustaf will announce the baby’s names and titles.

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