Kensington Palace has confirmed that the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a girl this morning.
The baby was “safely delivered” at 08:34am, with the the Duke of Cambridge present for the birth of the baby.
The baby, who is fourth in line to the thrown weighs 8lbs 3oz.
Kate was a number of days overdue and had been taken to the Lindo wing of St Mary’s Hospital at 6am from her nearby home Kensington Palace.
A statement from the Palace said both mother and baby are “doing well”, with the statement adding that the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall and the baby’s uncle, Prince Harry, have been informed and are “delighted” with the news.
A name has yet to be confirmed but there has been plenty of suggestions.