The 33-year-old royal gave birth to her first child, a baby girl, with husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi over the weekend at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London.
Beatrice and Edoardo's first child, whose name has not yet been disclosed, weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces.
According to the statement, Beatrice's family is thrilled about the arrival of the newest member of the royal family. “The new baby’s grandparents and great-grandparents have all been informed and are delighted with the news,” the statement read. “The family would like to thank all the staff at the hospital for their wonderful care."
"Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well, and the couple are looking forward to introducing their daughter to her big brother, Christopher Woolf," the statement concluded of Edoardo's 5-year-old son, nicknamed Wolfie, whom he shares with ex-fiancée, Dara Huang.
At the time, Harry and Meghan announced to the family they were pregnant with their first child, son Archie. (The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their second child, daughter Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, in June.)
Royal insider Robert Jobson, author of Prince Philip’s Century, previously speculated Beatrice's announcement was "a total dig at Harry and Meghan," explaining: "They stole Eugenie’s thunder on her big day, after all, and it appears that has not been forgotten."
While Jobson recognized the timing could have been a "coincidence," he pointed out: "what goes around comes around."
The brunette beauty and Italian real estate developer — who made their first public appearance together at the National Portrait Gallery's 2019 Gala — tied the knot last July after they had to reschedule their wedding day because of the COVID-19 pandemic.