Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their first child – a baby boy – in the early hours of Monday morning.   The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the arrival of their son on Monday after Meghan gave birth at 5.26am to a little boy weighing 7lbs 3oz.  Stepping out the day after their nephew was born, Prince William and Kate Middleton gushed about the new arrival as they spoke to members of the media.   Parents-of-three Kate and William, both 37, were at the launch of the King’s Cup Regatta at Cutty Sark, Greenwich in London when they opened up on the baby boy.  Top Stories Prince Charles breaks silence on arrival of son Prince Harry’s first child Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were cooking and spending time in garden before labour Prince Harry and Meghan Markle break ANOTHER royal tradition as they announce birth  When quizzed about the big news, Prince William said he was “absolutely thrilled” and said he was “looking forward to seeing them in the next few days when things have quietened down”.  He added: “I’m very pleased and glad to welcome my brother to the sleep deprivation society that is parenting.  When asked if he has any advice for his younger brother, William said: “There’s plenty of advice, but I wish him all the best and hope over the next few days they will settle down and enjoy having a newborn in the family and all the joys that come with that.”  His wife Kate said: “It’s such a special time, obviously with Louis and Charlotte just having had their birthdays, it’s such a great time of year to have a baby, spring is in the air so it’s really great.” Most Popular EastEnders’ Tilly Keeper opens up on romance rumours with co-stars Paddy and Christine McGuinness reveal daughter is showing signs of autism Saira Khan exclusively opens up on her sex life after shock revelation  She added: “As William said, we’re looking forward to meeting him and finding out what his name’s going to be, so it’s really exciting for both of them and we wish them all the best.   “These next few weeks are always a bit daunting the first time round so we wish them all the best.”  Kate and William publicly congratulated Harry and Meghan yesterday, as Kensington Palace said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted with the news of the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son today, and look forward to meeting the latest addition to the family.”  Speaking after the birth of his son, Prince Harry revealed that he and Meghan have not yet decided on a name.   When asked what the little one might be named, he told Sky News: “Still thinking about names! The baby was a little bit overdue so we had a little bit of time.” Top Stories Meghan Markle’s ‘close friend’ Sophie Ellis Bextor says she ‘KNOWS’ her baby’s name Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘HAVE’ already named Baby Sussex Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s baby boy tipped to be named Alexander or Spencer