It's a royal baby boom!
Following the recent births of Princess Eugenie's firstborn son and Pippa Middleton's baby girl, Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Zara has welcomed her third child with husband Mike Tindall. The new addition joins the couple's two daughters, 7-year-old Mia and 2-year-old Lena.
Lucas Philip Tindall, who is the Queen's 10th great grandchild, was born on Sunday, weighing 8lb 4oz, a rep for the couple tells PEOPLE.
The palace said in a statement, "The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news and look forward to meeting their 10th Great Grandchild when circumstances allow."
The baby, who is the fifth grandchild of Princess Anne, arrived in dramatic fashion at home, proud dad Mike Tindal revealed on Wednesday. "A little baby boy arrived at my house!" Mike announced.
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Talking on his The Good, The Bad & The Rugby podcast, Tindall called his wife "a warrior" as he recounted the emergency. He told how "fortunately" Zara's friend Dolly Maude was with them "and recognized that we wouldn't have got to hospital in time."
"So, it was run into the gym, get a mat, get into the bathroom, get a mat on the floor, towels down, 'brace-brace-brace'," Mike, 42, said.
Sometimes laughing to himself as he recalled the nervous tension of it all, Tindall added, "Fortunately, the midwife, who was going to meet us at the hospital wasn't that far away, so she drove up, got there just as we'd assumed the pos-ish [as he called the position]. And then the second midwife arrived just after the head had arrived."
Asked if their girls Mia and Lena were there, he recounted, "Fortunately Zed [as he calls his wife] had contractions through the night – she hadn't slept well the night before so we had someone take the kids for the day."
But their eldest daughter Mia, who has "street smarts," was starting to get suspicious, asking questions about why they weren't going back home on Sunday evening. "When she got in she was over the moon. Both of them were," Mike said. "Lena is like 'my baby.' No Lena it's not your baby, as she tries to pick it up."
Asked how Zara was doing, he said, "As every man will say she was a warrior as always. She was back up. We went for a walk [on Monday] morning with him. All good."
Lucas's middle name Philip is believed to be a joint tribute to both Zara's grandfather Prince Philip (who turns 100 in June) and Mike's father.
The former rugby player hinted that their family is now complete. "I've got a boy, I'm out of here."
And it appears Lucas has a lifetime of watching — and taking part in sport — with his athletic parents. Tindall told his co-hosts that he introduced his son to sports as he held him Sunday night. "The best thing about being at home. The best thing, was as soon as he was wrapped up, it was skin on skin, TV room, golf on. This is what me and you are doing!" Mike recalls. "There was actually Bath versus Wigan [rugby] game was on, and then I watched the final day of the golf."
Mike, 42, revealed that there was a "third Tindall on its way" during a December episode of The Good, The Bad & The Rugby podcast. "We're not sure what to do," Mike said on the podcast. "I'd like a boy this time. I've got two girls. I would like a boy, but I will love it whatever, whether it's a boy or a girl but please be a boy!"
As for names? Mike jokingly suggested that the couple are considering topical 2020 monikers like "Covey or Covina."
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The former rugby star added that Mia and Lena were excited to be expecting a new sibling.
"I think [Mia will] be happy about it. She has been requesting another sister or brother, so we've hopefully fulfilled that role for her. She just wants something different now," he said. "Lena is growing up – she's two-and-a-half now. She wants someone younger to play with and dress up."
Before welcoming Lena, Zara endured two miscarriages — and was open about the "horrible road" she and Mike endured.
"In our situation, everyone knew. And very much when things like that happen, normally it's just your family and friends, but unfortunately everyone knew about it," Zara, 39, said on BBC Breakfast in 2018. "Actually I had so many letters saying, 'I'm so sorry, we've been through the same thing,' which was incredible — and thank you to all those people. But it just showed how often it does happen."
And another baby will soon join the family: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their second child, making their son Archie, who turns 2 in May, a big brother.
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They revealed during their March interview with Oprah Winfrey that they are having a daughter.
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