Jenna Bush Hager Welcomes Baby

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Jenna Bush Hager

The "Today" correspondent gives birth to her first child — and former President George W. Bush's first grandchild -- with husband Henry.

Jenna Bush Hageris a new mom.

The Today correspondent gave birth to a girl, her first child with husband Henry Hager, on Saturday night in New York.

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New grandfather and former President George W. Bush announced the news in a statement Sunday.

"Laura and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our grandchild, Margaret Laura 'Mila' Hager," he said. "Mila, daughter of Jenna and Henry Hager, is named for her grandmothers. She was born last night, April 13, at 8:43 p.m. in New York City."

Jenna, 31, and her twin sister, Barbara, also were named after their grandmothers.

Meanwhile, this marks the first grandchild for former President Bush.

"We met our beautiful granddaughter today," he added. "Jenna and Mila are healthy. And our family is elated."

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Henry, 34, a principal at investment firm KKR, told that he is a "proud papa."

"Both my girls are healthy and well," he added.

Jenna announced that she was expecting on NBC's Today in December. Her Today colleague Willie Geist was among those wishing her well.

"Congrats, @JennaBushHager and Henry!" he tweeted. "And welcome to the world, Baby Mila."