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New mum Princess Beatrice shares her pride in her baby girl

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Photograph by Benjamin Wheeler.

Princess Beatrice has made her first comments since becoming a mum. Just minutes after the official announcement of the safe arrival of her daughter, her first child with husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, the princess took to social media to share her thoughts.

Beatrice posted a message on her official Twitter account which read ”So delighted to share the news of the safe arrival of our daughter on Saturday 18th September 2021, at 23.42, at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. Thank you to the Midwife team and everyone at the hospital for their wonderful care.”

Buckingham Palace had formally announced the arrival of the baby girl just before 1pm on September 20th. The official statement read ”Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their daughter on Saturday 18th September 2021, at 23.42, at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. The baby weighs 6 pounds and 2 ounces. The new baby’s grandparents and great-grandparents have all been informed and are delighted with the news. The family would like to thank all the staff at the hospital for their wonderful care. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well, and the couple are looking forward to introducing their daughter to her big brother Christopher Woolf.”

Beatrice’s baby is eleventh in line to the throne and a twelfth great grandchild for The Queen as well as a second grandchild for the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York.

Her name hasn’t yet been announced.

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Lydia Starbuck is Associate Editor at Royal Central and the main producer and presenter of the Royal Central Podcast and Royal Central Extra. Lydia is also a pen name of June Woolerton, a journalist and writer with over twenty years experience in TV, radio, print and online. June has been a reporter, producer and editor, picking up several awards over the years. She's appeared on outlets including BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Local Radio and has also helped set up a commercial radio station. June is also an accomplished writer with a wide range of material published online and in print. She is the author of two novels, published as e-books. She is also a marriage registrar and ceremony celebrant.