World waits for glimpse, name of new royal
LONDON (CNN)- All eyes are on London waiting to get a first glimpse of a the new royal.
A baby boy was born at 4:24 p.m. Monday, weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces.
A name has not been announced for the baby, who is third in line to the throne.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge remained in a private wing of St. Mary’s Hospital overnight but many people are expecting the couple to make an appearance Tuesday.
If so, they will likely be holding their son in the same spot Princess Diana showed off Prince William 31 years ago.
CNN is reporting that William and Catherine are expecting to leave the hospital after 6 p.m. Tuesday or Wednesday morning.
A Kensington Palace spokesman said the family is doing well and want to thank the hospital for the level of care they have been given.
Guardsmen at Buckingham Palace played “Congratulations” to mark the birth of the royal baby at the Changing of the Guard.
The baby’s name will be announced when the family leaves the hospital.