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Take a bow! Wills-Kate show off their new son to the world

April 23, 2018 23:22 IST

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge emerged from the exclusive maternity unit at St Mary’s Hospital after giving birth to a healthy son.

IMAGE: A new prince is born! The newly born weighs 8lbs 7oz. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

With smiles across their faces, this is the moment the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge presented their third child to the world for the first time.

 

Kate and William emerged from the exclusive Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, on Monday, accompanied by their newborn baby boy.

IMAGE: The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William emerged from the Lindo Wing to show off their new son to the world. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images
 

The proud parents were greeted by excited royal fans and countless cameras as they walked out of the private maternity unit with their bundle of joy.

IMAGE: William and Kate's third child was introduced to the world in the same manner as the previous two children -- George and Charlotte. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Earlier in the day, Kate gave birth to her third child and the fifth in line to the throne after her children -- brother Prince George, 4, and sister Princess Charlotte, 2.

IMAGE: William joked that he didn't keep world waiting for too long after she went into labour around 6 am before giving birth at 11 am (UK time). Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

The name of the new prince has not yet been announced. Favourites at the bookmakers include Arthur, Albert, Frederick, James and Philip, the BBC reported.

IMAGE: William said of the name of the new baby, who is now fifth in line to the throne: ‘You’ll find out soon!' He also joked that he and Kate would have 'Thrice worry now!'. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

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