Prince Alexander gets a little brother! Princess Sofia gave birth today, August 31, at Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm to a healthy baby boy.
Prince Carl Philip and Sofia’s second son was born on August 31 at 11:24 AM weighing 3,400 grams (or about 7.5 pounds); the newest prince was 49 cm (or about 19.3 inches) in length at birth.
According to the press release, both mother and child are in good health, and Carl Philip was present a the hospital throughout the birth.
In the afternoon, Carl Philip held a press conference with the media where he revealed the sex of the baby, and said: “We are really happy. It’s a very cute boy.”
A Council Meeting, where the name and titles will be announced, will be held on Monday, September 4, after which a Te Deum will be held at the Royal Palace chapel.
Congratulations to Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia on the birth of their new baby!