announced the with Jack Brooksbank by sharing a glimpse of their newborn on Instagram Tuesday.
She welcomed her son, whose name has not yet been announced, at 8:55 a.m. at The Portland Hospital in London, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace.
Eugenie left the details out of her own announcement and instead posted a black and white photo of the little one’s hands intertwined with his parents’ fingers. She added three heart emojis and exclamations to her caption:
Eugenie’s decision to announce her son’s arrival on Instagram ― in tandem with the palace’s statement ― is reminiscent of howand their son Archie in May 2019.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex forwent the tradition of delivering their child at St Mary’s Hospital in London, where royals like Princess Anne,and posed with their newborns on the Lindo Wing steps for members of the media gathered outside.
The Sussexes insteadtwo days later at St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
Eugenie’s first-ever photo of her son isto the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s pictures of Archie just after his birth, which appeared on their now-defunct Sussex Royal Instagram account.
Instead of showing Archie’s full face, Harry and Meghan shared a photo offor her very first Mother’s Day back in 2019.
A few weeks later, the couple posted a(with his eyes peeking out!) holding his father’s hand on the Duke of Sussex’s first Father’s Day.
So far, Eugenie and Brooksbank havethe Duke and Duchess of Sussex faced at the time for keeping their son’s face out of public view .
It’s possible the royal cousins chatted out parenting tips and swapped royal birth scenarios before Eugenie welcomed her son. Eugenie and Harry, whose fathers are siblings, are said to be quite close, according to “Finding Freedom” authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand.
The authors wrote about the cousins’ relationship in their book about the Sussexes, saying that “Eugenie has always been more than just a cousin” to the prince and that the two are “the closest of friends.”
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