It is a boy! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed, a baby boy, their third child.

Both Kate Middleton and the child are doing well. The baby was born at 11: 01 am, weighing 8lbs 7oz. Prince William was present for the birth.

Earlier this morning, Kensington Palace revealed the Duchess of Cambridge was in labor at the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital, London to welcome her child.

The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed of the birth of the child and both families are delighted with the news, Kensington Palace said.