Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy

Duchess of Cambridge in labor with 3rd child
Posted at 3:52 AM, Apr 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 15:36:51-04

LONDON (AP) -- It's a boy! The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, gave birth to a son on Monday morning. 

Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge entered a London hospital early Monday morning to give birth to the couple's third child.

The former Kate Middleton traveled by car on Monday morning to the private Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in central London. The palace says she was in "the early stages of labor."



At approximately 11:01 a.m. in England, the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a son.

The baby weighs 8 pounds, 7 ounces and the Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. 

The palace says her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well. 



The couple, who married in 2011, has two other children: Prince George, 4, and two-year-old Princess Charlotte. Both were born at the same hospital, as were William and his younger brother Harry.

The baby is fifth in line of Succession after His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge, His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge and Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. The baby will be His Royal Highness Prince (Name) of Cambridge.