Princess Kate Middleton Gave Birth to Healthy Baby Boy: The Princess Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a child to the 16.24 Monday local time (17.24 Pacific time in Spain), Kensington Palace announced. The baby, which is third in the line of succession to the British Throne, weighed at birth about 3,700 grams.
Prince William was present at the birth, according to the brief statement, in which Kensington Palace has reported that both mother and child are in good health. However, they will spend the night in clinic London St Mary’s.
“We could not be happier,” said subsequently and written Prince William, in his first reaction after being the father.
Both the Prince of Wales and Queen Isabel II “have been informed and are delighted with the news,” according to the official note picked up by the British press. Prince Charles has issued a separate note that “proud and happy” shown by the birth of her first grandchild, “a unique in life any moment”.
The British Prime Minister David Cameron, who has joined the “celebration” of “nationwide” via Twitter has also shown is “delighted”. “They will be wonderful parents,” he said of the Dukes of Cambridge.
The couple came to the clinic, the same in which Lady Di gave birth to Prince William, first thing in the morning, which generated hours of anticipation in the vicinity. After eight o’clock, one hour in Spain, a statement sparked the euphoria and the comments of “It’s a boy” (is a child) in the immediate vicinity.
Dozens of people have come to celebrate the birth in the surroundings of Buckingham Palace. There, a gilded lectern has served as Exhibitor for the release of confirmation of the arrival of the new baby.
The Dukes of Cambridge have always maintained that they would not know the sex of the baby in advance, which has generated countless speculations in recent months and even betting on the gender and name of the new Member of the British Royal family.
Finally, and while the media speculated with it would be a girl as a result of a so-called slip of Kate Middleton in an official act, has been a male. Need to know the name, something for which there is not date and which could be delayed a week, as it did in 1982 with Prince William.
The birth of a child would have not left in the air any possible change in the line of succession to the throne where the Dukes of Cambridge had more children, United Kingdom has since an April with a new law that is equal to both sexes. The previous standard, dated 1701, took precedence to male against the woman in the succession to the Crown.