The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl, Kensington Palace has announced.
Guardian UK reports that Kate and Prince William’s daughter born at St Mary’s hospital is fifth great-grandchild for the Queen and fourth in line to the throne
The child, born at 8.34am, is the fourth in line to the throne and the Queen’s fifth great-grandchild.
The duchess was admitted to the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital, west London, at 6am on Saturday.
The birth was overseen by a medical team led by Guy Thorpe-Beeston, surgeon-gynaecologist to the royal household, who was assisted by Alan Farthing, surgeon gynaecologist to the Queen. Both medics were present at the birth of the Prince William and Kate’s first child, Prince George, in July 2013.