The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are proud parents to a baby boy.
Prince Harry’s press office said Meghan Markle went into labour in the early hours of Monday (Monday afternoon, NZ time) and that Harry, the Duke of Sussex, was with her.
At around 1.45am, they said they had welcomed a baby boy.
In early April, Buckingham Palace issued a statement that Prince Harry and Meghan planned to keep the birth “private” for a while before announcing the news to the public.
The baby will be seventh in line to the British throne, after Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Prince Harry.
Meghan, 37, and Harry, 34, revealed the pregnancy to the world in October during an official visit to Australia.
At the time, Kensington Palace said the duchess was due “in the [northern hemisphere] spring of 2019”.