His wife, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is also going to take a vacation to get closer to the child.
“Harry’s decision is a change in the tradition adopted by many members of the royal family, including his brother Prince William, who took about three weeks off when Prince George and Princess Charlotte were born, and just two days for the third child, Prince Louis,” the article says.
The biographer of Meghan and Harry noted that the couple’s decision “sets an example”.
The publication notes that in the UK, dads can take paid parental leave for up to two weeks. It is also possible to divide 37 weeks of statutory maternity leave between the father and mother.
Earlier it was reported that Harry and Meghan became parents for the second time. The Duchess gave birth to a baby girl at a hospital in Santa Barbara on June 4. The newborn was named Lilibet Diana, after the prince’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and his late mother, Princess Diana. Lilibeth is the eighth in line to the throne.
The Queen congratulated her grandson and his wife, saying she was “delighted with the news.”