It looks like Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s son, Archie, is already getting acquainted with the royal family! Just days after giving birth to her first son, the Duchess of Sussex, 37, has revealed which royal family member was the first to meet the little royal.
“We just bumped into the duke [Prince Philip] as we were walking by, which was so nice,” she told members of the press who gathered outside Windsor Castle as the little bundle of joy made his debut on Wednesday, May 8. “So it will be nice to introduce the baby to the family.” Harry, 34, sweetly added, “Another great-grandchild.”
It was a busy day for the newborn baby, who also met his great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth. “This afternoon Their Royal Highnesses introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eighth great-grandchild at Windsor Castle,” the royal couple wrote in a statement shared alongside a heartwarming pic of the interaction on Instagram. “The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duchess’ mother were also present for this special occasion.”
The former Suits actress and Harry became the proud parents of baby Archie after Meg brought him into the world on Monday, May 6. The loving couple confirmed the exciting news with a special Instagram post about him. “We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019,” their social media statement read. “Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz. 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. More details will be shared in the forthcoming days.”
Following the highly awaited birth, the Duke of Sussex stepped out in public to give royal fans an update on how the new mama and baby were doing. “Meghan and myself had a baby boy early this morning, a very healthy boy,” he happily explained. “Mother and baby are doing incredibly well. It’s been the most amazing experience I could possibly imagine.”
Harry also took a few moments to sweetly gush about his wife. “How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension, but we are both absolutely thrilled and so grateful to all the love and support from everyone out there,” he added. “It’s been amazing. I am so incredibly proud of my wife and as every father and parent would ever say, your baby is absolutely amazing, but this little thing is absolutely to die for, so I’m just over the moon.”
We are so happy for Harry and Meg!