Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria gave birth to a son today. The princess and her husband, Prince Daniel, have one other child, a daughter named Princess Estelle (shown below), who recently turned four.
As the eldest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf, Crown Princess Victoria is the heir to the Swedish throne. Princess Estelle follows her mother in the line of succession. The new baby prince’s name has not yet been announced.
Here is the announcement from the official Swedish Royal court website:
The Marshal of the Realm is delighted to announce that HRH Crown Princess Victoria gave birth to a son on Wednesday, March 2, at 08.28 pm.
Both mother and child are in good health
Marshal of the Realm
According to a later royal press release, Prince Daniel was present at the hospital throughout the birth.