Princess Martha Louise of Norway and her husband, Ari Behn, welcomed their second daughter, Leah Isadora, on Friday morning
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8 APRIL 2005

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Princess Martha Louise of Norway and her writer husband Ari Behn are proud parents of a baby girl, born on Friday morning.

Baby Leah Isadora Behn, who weighed in at 8lbs 4oz and was just over 20 inches long, arrived at 8.20am at Bloksberg, the couple's coastal home about 100 kilometres outside of Oslo. Both mum and baby are said to be doing well.

Leah, who will not hold a royal title but is fifth in line to the throne, is the second daughter of the Norwegian princess and her husband. Their first child, Maud Angelica, turns two on April 29.

Queen Sonja and King Harald, who is recuperating from heart surgery, were said to be thrilled with the birth of their new grandchild.