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The world's newest princess has been introduced!
Just hours after giving birth to a baby girl, the Duchess of Cambridge stepped outside a London hospital with husband Prince William and their newest bundle of royal joy. Neither Kate nor William said anything, but smiled and waved to cheering crowds.
Kate, dressed in a yellow flowery dress by U.K. fashion designer Jenny Packham, was holding the sleeping newborn, who was wearing a knit bonnet and covered in a white shawl from GH Hurt and Son Ltd. — a company that has given similar shawls in the past to Prince George, the couple's first child, and the Duke of Cambridge when they were babies.
The royal family then departed the hospital, with William loading the baby's car seat into a convoy that awaited them. They will return to their Kensington Palace residence for a couple of days, then will go to their country mansion in Norfolk, eastern England, according to Reuters.
The tiny highness was born at 8:34 a.m. local time, weighing in at 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Her name has not yet been revealed. She is fourth in line to the throne and bears the title Princess of Cambridge.
She left the hospital with her parents shortly after 6 p.m.
Kate, 33, gave birth in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital just two and a half hours after William drove her to the hospital. Both mother and baby are "doing well," Kensington Palace said earlier.
Earlier Saturday afternoon, William briefly left Kate to go bring George to the hospital for a visit. On his way in, George, who will be 2 in July, delighted the crowd by giving a little wave when prompted by his father.
Kate, William and George — who was born at the same hospital as his little sister — went home a day after his birth in 2013. Many women at the time praised Kate for not trying to hide her postpartum baby-bump as she introduced George to eager onlookers.