Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel have sent their thanks to the public for their good wishes for the birth of Prince Oscar.
“We would like to convey our sincere gratitude for all the kind greetings and congratulations we have received in connection with Princess Estelle’s birthday and the birth of Prince Oscar,” the statement from the Swedish Court said.
“We genuinely appreciate your kindness and that so many of you share our happiness.”
A new picture of Oscar and his mother, Victoria, was released with the statement, showing the Crown Princess holding her son close. The newborn is dressed in a blue cardigan, while his mother wears a baby blue blouse to match.
Princess Estelle, 4, is also pictured holding her brother, smiling down at him. The photos are believed to have been taken at Haga Castle – the home of Victoria, Daniel and Estelle – in the last few days.
Oscar was born on 2nd March at. Prince Daniel was present for the birth and admitted to shedding a few tears as his son came into the world.