Spectators take photographs of the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace on Friday, July 22, 2013, hours after the royal household announced that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge had gone into labour. Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. Officials said Monday the baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter)
Gallery: Royal birth announcement
Jul. 22, 2013 @ 05:19 PM
LONDON -- The birth of the son of Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was announced with some of the traditional pomp and circumstance surrounding royal births on Monday, July 22. Officials said Monday the baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William.