Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden welcome second child
Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia have announced the birth of their second child.
The 37-year-old prince held a press conference on Thursday to mark the birth of their son at Danderyds hospital in North Stockholm and The Royal Palace released a statement with more details on the baby news.
The Office of The Marshal of the Realm is delighted to announce that HRH Princess Sofia gave birth to a healthy child Thursday the 31st August 2017 at 11:24 a.m. At Danderyd Hospital. Both mother and child are in good health," the statement reads.
The baby's name is still being kept under wraps, but new father Carl Philip gushed: "We are really happy. It’s a very cute boy."
The prince 32-year-old Sofia (née Hellqvist) already have two-year-old son Prince Carl Alexander, whom they welcomed last May.
The couple, who have been together for eight years, announced the pregnancy on social media in March, just 11 months after welcoming their first child.
"We are pleased to announce that we are expecting a child, a sibling of Prince Alexander. We look forward to welcoming a new member of our family," they said.
Sofia, a former model and reality tv star, described motherhood as "amazing".
"He is very sweet and well-behaved. He’s a mixture of us both," she told Swedish publication Svenskdam last summer.
"The first time does take some adjustment. But it’s still absolutely amazing and wonderful. It changes your whole life."