Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank greeted a boy weighing 8 pounds 1 ounce on Tuesday, with the Queen and the rest of the royal family “delighted” by the good news

The couple said on Instagram: “We wanted to introduce you to August Philip Hawke Brooksbank

⁣ “Thank you so much for so many wonderful messages Our hearts are full of love for this little person, words cannot express them. We are happy to share these photos with you Ihnen

“Thank you so much to the wonderful staff, including our midwife, who came to fire our boy”

In her Instagram stories, Eugenie also referred to her father, the Duke of York, who turned 61 on Friday

She wrote: “On his grandfather’s birthday weekend, we introduce our little boy when we think of my grandfather

The couple is believed to have chosen the name August after Queen Victoria’s consort Prince Albert, who had Augustus as a middle name

Hawke is a Brooksbank family name, and Philip is in honor of Eugenie’s grandfather and August’s great-grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh

A tweet from the royal family’s official account states: “The couple were touched by the good wishes they received on the birth of their first child and are delighted to share this first photo as a family”

The new royal baby is the Queen’s ninth great-grandchild, and she and Prince Philip are said to be “delighted”

Bookies were convinced the couple would pick the name Arthur, with odds of 5/1, followed by James at 6/1 and Frederick, Edward and Albert, all chalked at 8/1 apiece / p>

Buckingham Palace made the news of the birth in an official statement, and Eugenie also shared a black and white photo on social media

The cute snapshot showed her, Jack and the hands of the new baby, which she labeled with blue hearts

The official statement read: “Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie was announced today, September 9th February 2021, at 855 a.m. at Portland Hospital safely freed from a son Jack Brooksbank was in attendance

“The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of York, Sarah, the Duchess of York and Mr. and Mrs. George Brooksbank have been informed and are delighted with the news

“This is the first child of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, The Duke of York and Sarah, the first grandchild of the Duchess of York, and the ninth great-grandchild for The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh HRH and her child goes it good “

Eugenie gave birth in the same hospital where she was born Meghan Markle also had Archie there in 2019

A maternity stay in a luxury private hospital can be between 6760 and 500Costs £ 000, depending on how many extras the expectant mother chooses. The average stay is approx £ 20000

The hospital offers both a counselor and midwifery-run maternity ward and is the only private hospital with a newborn intensive care unit on site

Expectant and new mothers staying at Portland can enjoy some delicious meals prepared in the hotel’s standard kitchen, which offers fine dining 24/7

The hospital offers guests a range of high-end facilities in its 36 rooms, including a private photo company for newborn photo shoots and a gift shop that sells trinkets like silver and bronze castings of baby feet

Eugenie announced that she would expect a very modern social media post in September to the delight of royal watchers

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The mom-to-be shared a photo of a snapshot of an adorable pair of baby shoes with the caption, “Jack and I are really looking forward to early 2021”

Eugenie and Jack met on the slopes of the luxury Verbier ski area and dated for seven years before he asked the question

He fell to one knee while they were on a romantic vacation in Nicaragua The princess claimed she was completely surprised

Princess Eugenie, Jack Brooksbank

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