By Maria Yagoda/People
May 2, 2015

At 6:09 a.m BST, Kensington Palace announced the birth of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s baby girl, who was delivered at a healthy 8 lbs., 3 oz.

As cheers of “God Save the Queen” rung throughout the crowds camped outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London, the world celebrated, too – especially on the Internet. Here are some of our favorite public announcements (so far) of the new princess’s arrival, which basically prove that everyone wanted the new baby to be a girl all along.

First, there was the unofficial announcement of the 8 lbs., 3 oz. princess outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London.

Followed by a few unofficial (though equally spectacular) public announcements celebrating the baby girl’s arrival.

And, of course, we couldn’t leave out the traditional royal birth announcement at Buckingham Palace.

This article originally appeared on People.com

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