Harry And Meghan Make First Appearance With New Son

Footmen Stephen Kelly and Sarah Thompson bring out the easel in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace to formally announce the birth of a baby boy to Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex in London Monday

Footmen Stephen Kelly and Sarah Thompson bring out the easel in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace to formally announce the birth of a baby boy to Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex in London Monday

"It's magic, it's pretty fantastic", shared Meghan as her husband held their two-day-old child.

Meghan looked happy, healthy, and just like a woman who has given birth, albeit one who has had her hair styled and makeup applied.

"He's really calm... he's just been the dream so it's been a special couple of days", she said.

Speaking in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle, the royal couple looked every inch the doting parents with Baby Sussex at the centre of attention.

Meghan said that she and Harry has just "bumped into" his grandad Prince Philip in Windsor Castle this morning.

To keep his mother "with us on this insane journey together", as Harry said, he proposed with a ring that includes two diamonds from Diana's personal collection, as well as a stone from Botswana, where the two traveled early in their relationship (William proposed to Kate Middleton with Diana's engagement ring in 2010).

"We're basically monitoring how the changing process happens over this next month really".

"It's been the most fantastic experience I can ever possibly imagine", a visibly overjoyed Harry said. I love her, she's my baby sister and it doesn't matter what we've all said back and forth but she's got to do the right thing. "This afternoon Their Royal Highness introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eight great-grandchild at Windsor Castle".

The middle name of Harrison is understood to be a conscious reference to "son of Harry", while the couple simply like the name of Archie.

Harry gently cradled his son in his arms as the newborn apparently slept while his parents spoke of their joy.

Bookmakers were especially surprised by the chosen name, and they revealed there were few bets on a child named Archie.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their first child, a baby boy, early Monday morning. gave birth to her first child.

The couple skipped the traditional day-after photo opportunity outside the maternity wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London, something that has been customary among the royal family for decades, instead opting for a more private birth and delayed press appearance. "I haven't been at many births", he said with a laugh.

Prince William and Catherine, who live about 40 minutes' drive from Windsor, were also thrilled, but were yet to see their new nephew who was born at 5.26am on Monday local time. The 93-year-old monarch also has eight grandchildren, and four children.