TODAY   |  April 15, 2013

It’s a girl! Jenna Bush Hager welcomes first child

The TODAY contributing correspondent and her husband, Henry Hager, welcomed Margaret Laura Hager, nicknamed Mila, on Saturday night.

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>>> jenna bush hager gave birth to a baby girl , margaret laura hager, mick named mila , arrived saturday evening weighing in at 6 pounds, 15 ounces and a picture of perfection, there she is with jenna, husband henry and former president george w. bush and wife laura , first-time parents. we're so happy for them.

>> congratulations to everyone. 6 pound 15 ounces, just round that to 7 pounds but i think she was really ready for the pregnancy to be over

>> she wasn't ready to go. when we saw her thursday i was asking her is your bag packed, car seat, carrier. she's like i don't have any of that done so she was certainly, i hope she packed on friday i hope.

>> and as we congratulate savannah the bush family let's congratulate the hager family as well.

>> of course.

>> this little girl was named for her grandmothers.

>> margaret and laura . they're about to dedicate the bush presidential library in a couple of weeks. she wasn't sure her mom would be there in time for the birth but as you see from the pictures, everybody was there and got to meet mila already. good timing, mila .

>> we'll talk to her soon. savannah, thanks. mr. roker?

>> i predicted it would be a girl. well, it was 50/50.

>> i said boy.

>> i said yankee fan.