Meghan Markle gives birth to baby girl, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
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Meghan Markle has welcomed her second child with Prince Harry, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.

Lilibet, given the nickname of her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and her second name, of course, being that of Prince Harry's late mother, was born on Friday, 4 June at 11:04 weighing 7 lbs 11 oz (3.5kg) at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California, where the couple stay with their two-year-old son, Archie Harrison.

"The Duke and Duchess thank you for your warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family," a statement reads on the couple's Archewell Foundation website.

"On June 4th, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili. She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we've felt from across the globe," Harry and Meghan said in a statement of their own. "Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”

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