Meghan Markle gives birth to baby boy

# 17:56
6 May 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have become parents, welcoming their firstborn child, a son, on the morning of 6 May, according to the statement posted on the Sussexes' official Instagram account, ONA reports citing Sputnik International.

According to the happy newly-minted Dad Prince Harry, the boy is "healthy and absolutely to die for." He says he is "just over the moon" about the happy moment.

"The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives," the statement reads, adding the updates will follow shortly, in the coming days.