Prince Louis has a new cousin and playmate.
It's a big week for royal baby news (well, in this case, royal adjacent). Yesterday we learned Kate Middleton's sister-in-law and fellow Duchess, Meghan Markle, is expecting a baby, and today we hear Kate's sister, Pippa Middleton has just had her baby with husband James Matthews.
According to the BBC the baby boy was born at 13:58 BST and weighed in at 8lb 9oz .
A Kensington Palace spokesman told the BBC Prince William and Kate Middleton were "thrilled" for the couple. Knowing how close the royal couple's older children, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, are to their cousins, we're sure they're happy to have a cousin close in age to young Prince Louis.
Pippa announced her pregnancy through her column for UK supermarket Waitrose, where she noted that she "was lucky to pass the 12-week scan without suffering from morning sickness," something that likely on her mind when she learned she was pregnant considering her sister's history of Hyperemesis Gravidarum.
With no morning sickness, Pippa was able to keep up her beloved workouts during her pregnancy, and we have no doubt we'll soon be jogging behind a pram.
Congratulations to Pippa and James Matthews (and of course to Prince Louis, who will now have a built-in playmate at every Middleton family function).