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Royal Baby Born

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Katherine and William on their wedding day, April, 2011. Katherine and William on their wedding day, April, 2011.
Crowd of media gathered outside the hospital. Crowd of media gathered outside the hospital.

It's a boy. Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. The baby  weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces.

The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and Prince William.

 Kate checked into a private wing at St. Mary's Hospital in central London early Monday morning.