Prince Harry Opens Up About Losing Princess Diana Now That He's A Father

By Christina Cavaleri May 10, 2019

"...missing a mother is like missing some kind of security."

Prince Harry has revealed he has "a new focus and goal" in life following the birth of his first child,  Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, this week (or "two Monday's ago" in Twitter-verse). 


During his first formal engagement since the birth of his son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, Harry opened up about the loss of his mum Princess Diana. 

He met with Dennis van der Stroon, a former soldier who hopes to compete for the Netherlands Invictus team.

Stroon told the press that they spoke about family and losing their mothers:

"At a certain moment, we just got connected on this level.

"We talked about how my wife, Mireille, is 20 weeks pregnant with our first child, a girl, and he told me how special it was that his son has just been born.

"Harry talked about how having a small child was his new focus and new goal and I told him how a couple of months ago, I was struggling with my mental health but my wife’s pregnancy has given me a goal.

"He said missing a mother is like missing some kind of security, how you need that as a son and it falls away when you lose your mother.

The former soldier also said the duke "was just amazed by the miracles in the world, and how his child has made a lot of people happy."


Prince Hazza announced the news of his brand new baby boy on Monday with nothing but pure joy to the press outside their Frogmore Cottage home in Windsor, saying: 

"I am very excited to announce that Meghan and myself had a baby boy this morning. Mother and baby are doing incredibly well. It's been the most amazing experience I could ever imagine. 

"I'm so incredibly proud of my wife. And as every father and parent would ever say, your baby is absolutely amazing, but this little thing is absolutely to die for, so I'm just over the moon."

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