Prince Félix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg leave hospital with baby Amalia

Prince Félix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg have left the Grand-Duchesse Charlotte Maternity Wing at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg in which their new baby daughter was born.

The royal couple and their new baby posed for photograhers and wellwishers who were waiting to see their new two-day-old princess.




Prince Félix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg cradle their new baby daughter
Prince Félix shook hands with hospital staff as Princess Claire looked overjoyed to have her daughter in her arms - although the little royal seemed unaware of all the excitement as she slept peacefully in her mother's arms.

The pair welcomed their little bundle of joy on Sunday and looked the picture of health and happiness as they show off their first child in an official photograph on Monday.

Princess Claire, 29, is seen cradling her tiny, day-old baby, who is dressed in a pink-and-white hand-smocked dress. Doting dad Prince Félix, meanwhile, sits beside his wife and places a protective arm around his girls.




Félix and Claire leave the hospital and say goodbye to staff members

In a statement to announce her birth, the royal palace of Luxembourg said: "The Grand Duke and Grand Duchess are very happy to announce the birth of the first child of their royal highnesses Prince Félix and Princess Claire. The baby was born on 15 June 2014 at the Grand-Duchesse Charlotte Maternity Wing at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg."

Félix and Claire paid tribute to their respective mothers, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and Gabriele Lademacher, with their daughter's middle names.

"The young princess will bear the names Amalia, Gabriela, Maria Teresa. She weighed 2.95kg and measured 50cm at birth," confirmed the statement, which also told how Félix was present at the birth and that mother and baby are doing well."






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It ended: "The Grand Duke and Grand Duchess as well as Mr and Mrs Lademacher and their families expressed their best wishes and joy at the happy news."

Second-in-line to the throne Prince Félix and Princess Claire, née Claire Lademacher, married in September of last year in a romantic ceremony surrounded by their family and friends.




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