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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry welcome daughter Lilibet

Meghan Markle has given birth to her second child with Prince Harry.

“It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world,” a statement posted to the couple’s Archwell Foundation website on Sunday reads.

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The couple named their daughter after Queen Elizabeth, “whose family nickname is Lilibet,” the statement said.

Her middle name, Diana, was “chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales,” according to the statement.

Princess Diana, Harry’s mother, died in 1997.


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Lili was born on Friday at 11:40 a.m. in Santa Barbara, CA. Both Meghan and Lili are “healthy and well,” and are “settling in at home,” the release said.

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Lili is the couple’s second child. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in May of 2019.

In a statement of their own, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said Lili is “more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from across the globe.”

No photos of the baby were released with the statement.

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