Buckingham Palace has just confirmed the royal baby news to make your day

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  • A statement was released via Buckingham Palace.

    2018 is undoubtedly the year of royal babies, from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcoming Prince Louis two months ago, to Pippa Middleton announcing that she was pregnant with a baby of her own.

    Today’s royal baby news however comes from Zara and Mike Tindall, who it was announced have welcomed their second child.

    A Buckingham Palace spokesperson confirmed the news, releasing the following statement:

    ‘Mrs Michael Tindall was safely delivered of a baby girl on 18th June, at Stroud Maternity Unit. Mr Tindall was present at the birth. The weight of the baby was 9lbs 3oz.’

    ‘The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Princess Royal, Captain Mark Phillips and Mike’s parents, Mr Philip and Mrs Linda Tindall, have been informed and are delighted with the news. The baby’s name will be confirmed in due course.’

    The statement continued: ‘This baby is the second child for Zara and Mike, the fourth grandchild for The Princess Royal and the seventh great-grandchild for The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.’

    Zara and Mike already share four-year-old daughter Mia, who Mike called their ‘saving grace’ when the couple tragically suffered a miscarriage in 2016.

    Huge congratulations to Zara and Mike on their new arrival.

    And now for the question on everyone’s lips – will Harry and Meghan follow suit?

    Only time will tell.

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