Denmark's Princess Marie gives birth to a girl

Danish Prince Joachim smiles as he announces the birth of his baby girl at the Copenhagen University Hospital on Jan. 24, 2012. He was present at the birth. Getty Images

Danish Prince Joachim smiles as he announces the birth of his baby girl at the Copenhagen University Hospital on Jan. 24, 2012.
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(CBS/AP) Princess Marie of Denmark gave birth Tuesday to her second child, a girl.

The royal palace says the 35-year-old French-born princess and her daughter are doing fine. The princess' last public appearance was at the jubilee for Queen Margrethe last week.

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The father, Prince Joachim, was present during the birth. The baby weighed 6.45 pounds and measured 19.6 inches. She has an older brother, Henrik, who was born in May 2009 and two step-brothers. She is 10th in line to the Danish throne.

Joachim, the youngest son of Queen Margrethe, married Marie in May 2008. The 42-year-old prince already has two sons from his previous marriage with Hong Kong-born Alexandra Manley. Prince Nikolai was born on Aug. 28, 1999, and Prince Felix was born on July 22, 2002

The couple divorced in 2005, the first split in nearly 160 years in Europe's oldest monarchy. The former princess gave up her title when she remarried.

  • CBS News Staff

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