By Michelle Durham
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Prince William and his wife, Kate, welcomed the couple’s first child, a son, born Monday afternoon at a London hospital.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Officer, Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy Injured In Fourth Of July Parkway Shooting Identified
The birth was announced via a formal press release issued by Kensington Palace, which stated that the duchess “was safely delivered of a son” at 4:24 p.m., local time, weighing 8 lbs., 6 oz.
Now that the Duchess of Cambridge has safely delivered the next heir to the British Throne, many in the Philadelphia area are reacting.READ MORE: Philadelphia Tourism Officials Question Whether Gun Violence Epidemic Will Impact Ability To Attract Visitors
“Oh I am very happy for them,” said Sherisse, a local mom of a two and half year old little boy.
Sherisse is happy for Kate and her husband, Antwoinne, had this observation: “I’m sure he’s proud of his son. I’m sure he is, as I am proud of mine!”MORE NEWS: Phillies' Bryce Harper Vows To Play Again This Season, But No Date For Return: 'I Will Be Back At Some Point'