updated 07/24/2013 AT 1:40 PM ET
•originally published 07/24/2013 AT 2:00 PM ET
After nine months of anticipation and months of speculation – will the future heir to the British throne be a little prince or princess? – the moment has arrived: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed a son on July 22.
Delivered in the private Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, where both William and his brother, , were born, His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge made his arrival with the help of royal obstetrician Marcus Setchell and Dr. Sunit Godambe.
See his regal birth announcement below – and share the happy news!