The world has gotten its much-anticipated first glimpse of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s new royal baby boy. In line with royal tradition, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped out of the doors of St. Mary’s Hospital’s Lindo Wing in London today to pose for photographs amid the wild cheers of the crowd gathered outside.
Below: A radiant Kate held the newborn in her arms. The day-old baby was swaddled in a white blanket and poked his hand out, as if to greet the world.
Kate wore a baby-blue polka dot dress with her long brown hair flowing around her shoulders.
The new mom then handed the 8-pound, 6-ounce baby boy to his beaming father.
“He’s got a good pair of lungs. That’s for sure,” William told the crowd. ” He’s a big boy. He’s quite heavy. We’re still working on a name, so we’ll have that as soon as we can.”
“It’s the first time we’ve seen him, really, so we’re having a proper chance to catch up,” a smiling William said.
“It’s very emotional,” Kate said. “It’s such a special time. I think any parent will know what this feeling feels like.” “He’s got her looks, thankfully,” William joked. Kate quickly laughed and responded, “No, no, no.”
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As for the baby’s hair, William quipped, “He’s got way more than me, thank God.”
Kate also said that William has already “done his first nappy,” or changed a diaper.
Before heading back into the hospital, William said, “I will remind him of his tardiness when he’s a little older because I know how long you’ve all been standing out here. I hope you guys can get back to normal now and we can look after him.”