British Royal Family

Pippa Middleton and husband James Matthews welcome baby boy

Congratulations to the doting new parents!

By Jess Pullar
The royal baby joy never stops!
Pippa Middleton has welcomed her first child with husband James Matthews - a baby boy weighing 8lb 9oz.
A spokesperson told Hello! the new parents welcomed the baby on Monday afternoon, saying: "Everyone is delighted and mother and baby are doing well."
Duchess Catherine's younger sister is doing well after the birth of her son. (Image: Getty)
Pippa sent royal fans into frenzy earlier this week when she was spotted entering the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in West London on Monday.
The maternity wing is the same place her older sister Duchess Catherine gave birth to her three children.
Kate and husband Prince William were clearly over the moon for the 35-year-old and her husband with a statement from Kensington Palace reading: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are thrilled for Pippa and James."
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The baby comes following the exciting announcment that Pippa's brother in law, Prince Harry, and wife Duchess Meghan are expecting their first child together.
It seems a lot has happened since Princess Eugenie's wedding which Pippa, Harry and Meghan all attended on Friday!
A heavily pregnant Pippa attended the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank on Friday. (Image: Getty)
The Lindo Wing where Pippa had her baby boy would have certainly provided all the comforts the new mum needed - rooms start at around £5,900 per night (about $AUD10,780) and the maternity package includes afternoon tea, post-delivery massages and champagne.
Pippa has written about her pregnancy and the changes she made to her fitness routine over the past nine months in her monthly column for Waitrose magazine.
In September, Pippa said she'd taken to swimming as the perfect form of workout for a mum-to-be.
"From personal experience, I'd confidently say I find it has been the most enjoyable and rewarding form of exercise since I found out I was expecting."
We can't wait to hear what anecdotes Pippa shares about her new baby boy. Now bring on the baby pictures!