The Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a healthy baby girl earlier this month. The exciting news was shared on the Archewell website, where they said that Lili was born on June 4 at 11:40 am at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. She was born weighing 7 lbs 11 oz. The news was shared with a message from the royal couple that said, “The Duke and Duchess thank you for your warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family.”
Now, almost a month later, we’re learning that the 39-year-old got a special call while in labor from Dr. Gowri Motha, the world-renowned childbirth pioneer, according to People. Per the report, the request came after the holistic obstetrician helped deliver their son Archie at The Portland Hospital back in 2019. The doctor made sure to make time for the duke and duchess by calling all the way from London.
“It was very sweet of her—I am honored," Motha told the outlet. “I can’t deliver babies on Zoom, but I have done one or two on FaceTime and on the telephone," she said. "I offer support—often in the build-up, a few days before the actual day. They show me their scans and they want advice from me."
A phone call from over 5,000 miles away? Now, that’s the kind of support we like to see.
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