Princess Mary Gives Birth to Son and Daughter

  January 8, 2011 at 12:45 pm by

At just before lunchtime on January 8th, 2011, the Danish Royal Court announced that Crown Princess Mary gave birth to a son and a daughter.

The twins were born at 10:30 and 10:56, at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. They weighed 2674 grams and 2554 grams respectively.

The official press release read:

“On 8 January 2011 Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary gave birth to two healthy children at Righospitalet in Copenhagen.
The son was born at 10.30
Weight: 2674 grams, length 47 cm.
The daughter was born at 10.56
Weight: 2554 grams, length 46 cm.
Mother and children are doing fine.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik was present at Rigshospitalet all the time.”

The twins are the third and fourth children for Crown Princess Mary and her husband, heir to the Danish throne, Crown Prince Frederik. Their elder children, Prince Christian and Princess Isabella, are five and three.

Twin Prince and Princess for Frederik & Mary; January 8th, 2011

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8 Responses to Princess Mary Gives Birth to Son and Daughter

  1. Brad says:

    Congratulations to the Crown Princely couple!

    I really do hope they don’t follow Peter and Autumn Philips example and name the twins Macon and Atlanta! 🙂

  2. Vanessa says:

    Congratulations to my favorite royal family, this is some wonderful news!

    Brad: I’m sure they won’t 😉

  3. Oesi says:

    So do I. Heaven forbid.

  4. Phoebe says:

    Congratulations to Princess Mary and Prince Frederik have more children in their family.Hope that they live happily forever.Also,hope that the twins are healthy and get along with Prince Christian and Princess Isabella!

  5. ian russell says:

    Congratulations to a wonderful couple and great parents…. they are both( the Crown Prince and Princess an inspiration not only to Denmark, but, to the World at large..
    God Bless the Happy Family, frrom a loyal Canadian fan..(((((hugzzz))))) and love.
    Ian in mississauga, Ontario,

  6. PJ Kiser says:

    My deepest regards to Frederik and Mary on the birth of their children. If I remember right we won’t know the names until the christening. That could be a two month wait.
    PJ Kiser, Salem, OR

  7. Mitar says:

    Congratulations to the Royal couple and the whole Royal Family of Denmark!!!
    Mitar from Macedonia

  8. sommone says:

    I wasn’t aware Mary was pregnant and with twins nonetheless. Congrats to the royal couple.

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