Baby Sussex Is Going to Be Zodiac Twins with Charlotte, Louis, and the Queen

Meghan Markle's first child with Prince Harry was born on Monday, May 6, weighing seven pounds and three ounces, making it definitively a Taurus.

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  • Meghan Markle is in labor with her first child with Prince Harry.
  • The baby is going to be a Taurus, the zodiac sign of everyone born between April 20 and May 20.
  • That will put Baby Sussex in good royal zodiac company. Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, and Queen Elizabeth II herself are all Tauruses.

Kensington Palace announced Monday that Meghan Markle went into labor in the early hours of Monday morning. We've known that Baby Sussex might be a Taurus since last fall, when the couple announced they were expecting. In January, Meghan narrowed the window, confirming that she was expecting to give birth in late April or early May, which increased the baby's chances of being a Taurus. Now Meghan is in labor, it's confirmed—Baby Sussex will be a Taurus, the zodiac sign applied to everyone born between April 20 and May 20. Update, 10.15 a.m.: Meghan Markle's first child with Prince Harry was born on Monday, May 6, weighing seven pounds and three ounces, making it definitively a Taurus.

Tauruses are said to be strong, dependable, and creative. Per

"Smart, ambitious, and trustworthy, Taurus is the anchor of the Zodiac. Amazing friends, colleagues, and partners, Taureans value honesty above all else and are proud that their personal relationships tend to be drama free. Bulls get the reputation of being stubborn, but they're not always stuck in their ways. This searching sign is willing to see another point of view, but they won't flip-flop on an opinion just to make someone else happy. They will shift their thinking only if they truly have a change of heart."

People spoke to royal astrologer Penny Thornton, who worked with Princess DianaThornton observed of Baby Sussex being a Taurus: "Taureans are very stable, steadfast and predictable, they like things that are real and lasting." She added: "This baby will be quirky and unconventional and will be his or her own person."

Baby Sussex will be in good company, since a lot of royals bear that astrological sign. Other royal Tauruses include:

Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte - Official Photograph Released

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Birthday: May 2.

Prince Louis

Christening Of Prince Louis Of Cambridge At St James's Palace

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Birthday: April 23.

And the Queen herself. NBD.

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Birthday: April 21.

I mean, Baby Sussex is off to a good start if his or her zodiac twins are any indication.

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