Prince Harry has jetted off again just over two weeks after the birth of Archie Harrison.
The Duke is in Rome for a charity polo match for his Sentebale charity which supports children with HIV.
And that new dad glow is plastered over his face, according to pals.
“You can tell what an incredible affinity he has for children,” Johnny Hornby, Chairman of Sentebale, told PEOPLE.
“Nacho met little Archie last week and said that the Duke couldn’t take his eyes off of him — nor his hands”
“He is a magnet for children,” he added, “I didn’t think he could have appreciated children more than he did before, but I have seen a whole new involvement with them now that he is a father.”
Prince Harry’s good friend, Argentine polo player Nacho Figueras, was also in Rome for the charity game.
Mr Hornby added: “Nacho met little Archie last week and said that the Duke couldn’t take his eyes off of him — nor his hands.”
Meghan Markle and Harry are both said to be overjoyed following the birth.
“The two of them are just in a state of sheer delight over this birth.” said Mr Hornby.
Meanwhile Figueras, dubbed the “David Beckham of polo”, told PEOPLE: “The Duke is the kind of father I always imagined he would be.
“He has always had a great love for children and a great understanding of them.
“I noticed that becoming a father has influenced him and his dedication and love for the project is now stronger than ever.”
“The Duke is very happy with this stage of his life and I believe he is going to enjoy it very much,” he added.
Prince Harry recently revealed he is adjusting to 4am wake up calls courtesy of his newborn son.
“Two weeks after the birth of his baby, the Duke is doing great,” Figueras said.
He added: “I saw him earlier and he is ready. He slept well and is ready to play a great game.”