Duchess of Sussex's estranged sister wants to meet baby son

The CN Tower will be lit in purple Monday night to celebrate the birth of the royal baby

Prince Harry speaks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a reception at Buckingham Palace on April 19, 2018. They also noted speculation about the name Spencer, the maiden name of Harry's late mother, Princess Diana.

He is thought to have been delivered in a London hospital despite earlier suggestions he was born at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's home, Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Castle estate. Before he married Meghan a year ago, Harry spoke about his desire to pay tribute to his mother's memory during the wedding ceremony. Meghan and Harry announced the birth of the seven-pound, three-ounce (3.26-kilogramme) baby - "It's a BOY!" - to their 6.4 million followers on Instagram.

His older cousins, the children of Prince William and the former Kate Middleton, were all welcomed with $100,000 donations to charities and some Canadian-made gifts.

It is not yet known if Meghan and Harry will also announce the baby's name today, with Harry saying in his speech that he and Meghan had not chosen a name yet.

Meghan's estranged half-sister Samantha Markle has offered her congratulations and urged the Duchess of Sussex to fix the rift in their family. If you have yet to read The Giving Tree for yourself, buy the short story ($17, amazon.com) for your own bookshelf, or pick up a copy for a mom-to-be in your life.

"We are not doing this for ourselves but for the greater good of the people", the told Newsweek.

When quiestion about his new nephew, William said: "I'm very pleased and glad to welcome my brother to the sleep deprivation society that is parenting".




The move breaks with the tradition followed by Prince Harry's brother William and his wife Kate, whose three children were all born in the private wing of St Mary's Hospital in London.

The birth produced a moment of high drama likely to be replayed for the rest of Harry's life.

'It's been the most unbelievable experience I can ever imagine!

Just in time for the birth of his son, the Duke of Sussex has morphed into full on dad.

Kate added: "As William said, we're looking forward to meeting him and find out what his name's going to be so it's really exciting for both of them".

"How any woman can do what they do is beyond comprehension", he said.

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