Archie Windsor adores new sister Lilibet Diana and treats her like doll

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's son Archie is enjoying being a big brother and treats his new little sister Lili "like a doll", it has been reported.

On Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed the birth of their second child, naming the new arrival Lilibet 'Lili' Diana in a sweet nod to the Queen and Harry's late mother Princess Diana.

The couple welcomed Lilibet 'Lili' Diana into the world on Friday with the new arrival weighing a healthy 7lb 11oz.

Lilibet is the Queen's favourite nickname while the baby's middle name was chosen to honour Harry's beloved late mother, who died in 1997.

Meghan and Harry announced on Valentine’s Day that Archie would soon be getting a baby sister.

In a statement, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said: "We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother.

"The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child."

And little Archie is now said to be enjoying life as a big brother following the arrival, Life & Style reports, and that there "aren't any jealousy issues so far".

Archie, two, "loves his little sister," newborn Lilibet "Lili" Diana, an insider told Life & Style.

They said: "He treats her like a doll."

The report adds that the source also said: "Fortunately there aren’t any jealousy issues so far."

Harry and Meghan have thanked the public for their warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this "special time as a family".

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The couple's statement reads: "On June 4, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili.

"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."

A statement on Harry and Meghan's Archewell Foundation website read: "It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world.

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"Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11.40am in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA.

"She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home.

"Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet.

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"Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.

"This is the second child for the couple, who also have a two-year-old son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess thank you for your warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family."

Harry has previously suggested their daughter will be their last child in the sit-down with US television legend Oprah.

He said: "A girl, you know, what more can you ask for? But now, you know, now we’ve got our family."

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