According to reports emanating from Buckingham Palace, London, the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has gone into labour.
According to the statement released by the Royal Palace, Meghan went into labour “in the early hours” of Monday morning.
Her husband, Prince Harry was reported to have gone in with her.
The expected baby will be seventh in line to the throne, behind the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and his children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – and the Duke of Sussex.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby will be the 8th great-grandchild of the Queen.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have said they will only disclose the arrival of the baby, once they have had a chance to celebrate privately as a family.
The pregnancy was announced to the public on the 15th of October in 2018, when they started their royal tour of Austealia and New Zealand.