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Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are parents to a new baby girl

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby girl.

The duchess and her husband Prince William welcomed their new daughter at 8.34am, Kensington Palace has confirmed.

An easel is placed in the Forecourt of Buckingham Palace in London to announce the birth of a baby girl.

 

An easel is placed in the Forecourt of Buckingham Palace in London to announce the birth of a baby girl.

 

The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz, and both mother and daughter are said to be doing well.

According to official tweets, The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth and 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.

Unofficial Town Crier Tony Appleton announced the news to the masses of people gathered outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital.

Tony Appleton outside the Lindo wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, where the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl.

Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated the couple on Twitter, and said he was delighted to hear the news.

Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband also congratulated the couple on social media.

William and Kate were admitted to the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, Central London at 6am on Saturday (May 2) when the duchess was said to be "in the early stages of labor".

The duke and duchess had arranged a special delivery of cake and coffee on Tuesday morning (April 28) for well-wishers gathered outside the hospital.

Royal fans celebrate outside the Lindo wing at St Mary's hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015 after the news is passed that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William's second child, a daughter, was born.

 

The duke and duchess are already parents to Prince George, who was born in July 2013.

The new baby is fourth in line to the throne behind Prince Charles, Prince William and 21-month-old George.

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