- Pippa Middleton and James Matthews welcomed their first child on Monday.
- The couple named the new baby boy Arthur Michael William Matthews.
- Arthur was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in London at 1:58 p.m. (8:58 a.m. EST) on Monday, weighing 8 pounds and 9 ounces.
Pippa Middleton gave birth to her first child with husband James Matthews on Monday, and now it’s been revealed that the couple has named their new baby boy Arthur Michael William Matthews.
According to the Daily Mail, the name is a tribute to James’ brother Michael Matthews, who died while climbing Mount Everest in 1999. The name is also a nod to Pippa’s father, Michael Middleton.
According to the Daily Mail’s royal correspondent, Rebecca English, Arthur was born at 1:58 p.m. (8:58 a.m. EST) and weighed 8 pounds and 9 ounces.
George, Charlotte and Louis have a new cousin! James and Pippa Matthews (Middleton) have had a baby boy.
He was born Monday 15th October at 1.58pm, weighing 8lb and 9oz.
Everyone is delighted and Mother and baby are doing well.
— Rebecca English (@RE_DailyMail) October 16, 2018
The 35-year-old gave birth in the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, the same place her sister Kate Middleton has given birth to her three children.
Pippa announced her pregnancy in June, a little more than a year after marrying James in May 2017. She made the announcement in her fitness column in Waitrose Weekend, where she detailed the changes she was experiencing.
Though Pippa was not photographed arriving at the hospital, the Daily Mail posted photos of her husband carrying two large bags into the Lindo Wing on October 15, the same day of their son’s birth.
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