Royals How Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Daughter Lili's Birth Compared to Big Brother Archie's A lot has changed between the two births, notably Meghan and Prince Harry stepping down from their senior royal roles and relocating to California By Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit is a Royals Writer/Reporter at PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2016 after graduating from The College of New Jersey and holding previous positions at Seventeen, CBS Radio and more. Follow the proud dog mom on Twitter at @stephpetit_ for the latest on Queen Elizabeth's corgis. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 7, 2021 12:52 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are now parents of two — and their children's births couldn't have been more different. On June 4, the couple welcomed daughter Lilibet "Lili" Diana as their second child and baby sister to son Archie Harrison, who turned 2 last month. A lot has changed between the two births, most notably that Meghan and Prince Harry stepped down from their senior royal roles and relocated to California. While Archie was born at Portland Hospital in the U.K., the couple welcomed Lili at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. (However, Lili is not the first member of the British royal family born in California — in 2013, Prince Harry's cousin Lord Frederick Windsor and his wife Sophie Winkleman welcomed their oldest daughter, Maud, in Los Angeles.) Where Does Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Daughter Lili Fall in the Line of Succession? Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Archie. Toby Melville/Samir Hussein/WireImage For both births, Meghan and Prince Harry were able to maintain a bit of privacy. They didn't announce Lili's arrival until two days later. On the day Archie was born, the couple shared an announcement that Meghan was in labor followed shortly by the news that they had welcomed a baby boy on their now-defunct Instagram page. However, no photos of the parents leaving the hospital were captured by paparazzi. And while Meghan and Harry announced both children's names two days after their birth, Lili's name came with the initial birth announcement, while Archie's name wasn't shared until their photo call two days after the news broke. Meghan, 39, and Prince Harry, 36, spoke out about their daughter's birth in a personal statement on their Archewell Foundation website. "On June 4th, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili," they said. "She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we've felt from across the globe. Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family." The Sweet Story Behind Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Baby Girl's Name Following Archie's birth, Prince Harry was first to share his reaction with a short, on-camera interview the same day. "I'm very excited to announce that Meghan and myself had a baby boy early this morning, a very healthy boy," Harry said with a big smile on his face. "Mother and baby are doing incredibly well." Can't get enough of PEOPLE's Royals coverage? Sign up for our free Royals newsletter to get the latest updates on Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and more! "It's been the most amazing experience I could ever possibly imagine," he continued. "How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension. But we're both absolutely thrilled and so grateful to all the love and support from everybody out there. It's been amazing, so we just wanted to share this with everybody." Harry also joked that he had gotten only "about two hours' sleep" since his first child's arrival. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with Archie. Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images Two days after Archie's birth, Meghan and Harry gave the world the first look at their baby boy with a photo call in Windsor Castle. The couple answered a few questions about their first few days as parents. They also released a photo of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip meeting Archie alongside Meghan's mother Doria Ragland. Get the premiere issue of PEOPLE Royals for glamorous new photos and inside stories royals fans haven't seen or read elsewhere! Subscribe at peopleroyals.com/launch Plans for the first photo of baby Lili have not yet been announced — but with Father's Day coming up later this month, it's possible that Meghan and Harry will chose the holiday to share a photo (just as they did with Archie on his first Father's Day) revealing their completed family of four to the world. Listen below to our daily podcast PEOPLE Every Day for more on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's new daughter, Lilibet Diana.