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Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O’Neill share first photo of baby daughter

Princess Madeleine of Sweden and husband Chris O’Neill have shared the first photo of their baby daughter.

The new proud parents posted a photo on the official Facebook page for the Swedish Royal Family with the adorable image showing the beaming parents holding their daughter in a car seat.

“Princess Madeleine and Mr. O’Neill leave the hospital with their daughter,” a caption said.

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[Photo: Facebook]

On Thursday the Princess gave birth to the couple’s first child in New York, where she and Chris currently reside.

“The Office of the Marshal of the Realm is delighted to announced that H.R.H Princess Madeleine gave birth to a daughter on February 20, 2014 at 10.41pm local time New York,” a statement read.

“Both mother and child are in good health.”

The birth was celebrated across Sweden with a 21-gun salute in Stockhom, Boden, Harnosand, and various other locations in the country.

Princess Madeleine and American-banker Chris announced their engagement in October 2012, and the couple married in a stunning ceremony in June 2013.

Royalty from around the world attended including The Earl and Countess of Wessex who represented Britain, Denmark’s Prince Frederik and Princess Mary, and Prince Pavlos and Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece.

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