It's a boy: Royal baby arrives

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy. The baby was born on Monday, July 22, at 4.24pm and weighed 8lbs 6oz.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thank hospital staff

In a statement issued on their behalf, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have thanked hospital staff that helped care for them during the birth of their son.

We would like to thank the staff at the Lindo Wing and the whole hospital for the tremendous care the three of us have received.

We know it has been a very busy period for the hospital and we would like to thank everyone - staff, patients and visitors - for their understanding during this time.

– The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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Our region's very own 'Royal' arrivals

Hamish Laing was born at 09.22am, weighing 7lb 4.5oz. Credit: Borders General Hospital
Kyson Mackie-Brown was delivered at 03.22am, weighing 8lb 3.5oz. Credit: Borders General Hospital

Three baby boys were welcomed at Borders General Hospital yesterday, sharing their birth date with the new Royal baby, the Prince of Cambridge.

Kyson Mackie-Brown was the first to be delivered at 03.22am, weighing 8lb 3.5oz.

Hamish Laing was born at 09.22am, weighing 7lb 4.5oz, while baby Jack Johnstone was delivered at 09.40am weighing 5lb 8oz.

Staff at the hospital say the mothers and babies are "all doing well, and are delighted to share their special day with the Royal arrival".

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