Princess Eugenie Shared the First Photo of Her Baby Boy

After Buckingham Palace confirmed Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank had welcomed a son, the princess posted the first photo of her new arrival on Instagram.

  • Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on Tuesday morning.
  • Buckingham Palace released an official birth announcement, reading, "Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie was safely delivered of a son today, 9th February 2021, at 0855hrs at The Portland Hospital. Jack Brooksbank was present. The baby weighs 8lbs 1oz."
  • Eugenie shared the first photo of her new arrival on Instagram, a sweet black-and-white snap in which the little one holds his mom's finger.

The first photo of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's royal baby is here! After Buckingham Palace released an official statement confirming the safe arrival of the couple's baby boy, Eugenie posted her own announcement, via the chosen medium of the 21st century royal: Instagram. She shared an adorable black-and-white photo of her new arrival's tiny hand, wrapped around (presumably) Eugenie's finger and supported by Brooksbank. The royal captioned the photo with three blue heart emojis.

Eugenie (and her new son) are no strangers to Instagram: The princess announced her pregnancy with an Instagram post last September, sharing a photo of some baby slippers with the caption, "Jack and I are so excited for early 2021...."

In the official birth announcement, Buckingham Palace confirmed that both Eugenie and her son were "doing well," revealing that the new baby arrived at 8:55 a.m. and weighed 8lbs 1oz. Read the full statement below:Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie was safely delivered of a son today, 9th February 2021, at 0855hrs at The Portland Hospital. Jack Brooksbank was present. The baby weighs 8lbs 1oz. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Duke of York, Sarah, Duchess of York, and Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank have been informed and are delighted with the news. This is Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s first child, The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York’s first grandchild, and the ninth great-grandchild for The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.

Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie was safely delivered of a son today, 9th February 2021, at 0855hrs at The Portland Hospital. Jack Brooksbank was present. The baby weighs 8lbs 1oz. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Duke of York, Sarah, Duchess of York, and Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank have been informed and are delighted with the news. This is Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s first child, The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York’s first grandchild, and the ninth great-grandchild for The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.

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