Just a few hours after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their second child — a girl named Lilibet Diana — Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, reacted to the exciting news.
"The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been informed and are delighted with the news of the birth of a daughter for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex," a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said in a statement.
Earlier that day, the couple — who currently live in California — revealed their tot's moniker, which pays tribute to the Queen and Harry's late mother, Princess Diana.
"It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world," a statement from the couple said.
"Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home," the statement continued. "Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet. Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales."
"This is the second child for the couple, who also have a two-year-old son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess thank you for your warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family."
Harry previously hinted that he liked the name Lili, and the 95-year-old matriarch went by the childhood nickname for years.
Despite the drama within the royal family, royal expert Nick Bullen believes the new toddler will mend relationships going forward.
"The birth of a baby is always a great unifier for a family and I’m sure all sides of the Sussex family will want to celebrate with Harry and Meghan," he shared.
"I think you can be absolutely certain that Harry and Meghan will be jumping on a Zoom call to introduce Her Majesty to her 11th great-grandchild," he added.