Meghan Markle Celebrates First Mothers' Day With Photo Of Baby Archie's Feet

Meghan Markle Celebrates First Mothers' Day
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May 12 2019, Updated 9:33 p.m. ET

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Meghan Markle shared a new photo of her newborn to the world just in time for her first Mother's Day.

In an Instagram post for Sunday, May 12, 2019, Prince Harry's wife shared a heartfelt and grateful message that accompanied an adorable picture of her cupping Baby Archie's feet.

"Paying tribute to all mothers today – past, present, mothers-to-be, and those lost but forever remembered. We honor and celebrate each and every one of you," the Duke and Duchess of Sussex wrote.

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This is the first Mother's Day for The Duchess of Sussex," the captioned continued. "Quote from 'lands': my mother was my first country; the first place i ever lived."

As readers know, the royal baby, who weighed 7 lbs and 3 oz, was born on May 6, 2019 at 5:26 a.m. Just three days after the birth, the boy made his worldwide debut in a video with his parents.

"It's magic!" Meghan said of her son. "I have the two best guys in the world so I'm really happy."

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Later that day, his name Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was revealed. At the time, Archie was believed to have been named after Princess Diana's Scottish ancestor, Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll. later reported that sources alleged the name honors a dead cat that had been rescued by the Duchess' mother, Doria Ragland.

As for the rest of the newborn's name, Harrison means the son of Harry, and Mountbatten is reportedly the surname Prince Philip adopted when he became a British citizen ahead of his engagement to Queen Elizabeth II.

Fans know that Baby Archie has already brought together the royal family, putting an end to the tension that once existed. Royal seniors Prince Charles, Prince William and Kate Middleton have not yet met the baby, but are set to visit in Harry and Meghan's Frogmore Cottage soon.



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