TODAY   |  August 22, 2013

Jenna Wolfe: Baby girl is ‘greatest gift’

The TODAY anchors congratulated Jenna Wolfe and NBC correspondent Stephanie Gosk on the birth of their baby girl, Harper Estelle Wolfeld Gosk. The new moms called their new addition, born Wednesday night, the greatest gift anyone could give them.

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>> first we want to take a moment to congratulate our ownen na wolf and stephanie gosk on the birth of their daughter, harper estelle . born at 7:31 p.m . weighing 7 pounds , 13 ounces. they're joining us live.

>> congratulations, folks.

>> only for you would we get up at 7 something in the morning and try to look halfway decent, which we failed miserably at, all so you can see this precious thing.

>> what about harper ? is she a morning person?

>> she's fast asleep.

>> i've got to tell you. the only thing they tell you about childbirth is that you walk away with the skin. they don't tell you about the other things.

>> otherwise you wouldn't do it.

>> wonderful. this is the greatest gift.

>> stephanie, how are you holding up?

>> i'm doing great. you know, we get paid in our jobs to come up with the right words, and all i keep saying is, wow. i can't find the words.

>> by the way, i see that harper is already on social media and she's chosen uncle al's favorite form, a vine. take a look.

>> wait a minute, that's not harper . what did you guys think of that?

>> absolutely.

>> i love it.

>> once she does that, then she'll do some pushups, she'll lift weights and we'll get her on schedule.

>> jenna and steph, can you explain harper estelle .

>> estelle is our name. we fell in love with the name harper . it's athleticism, a little tv moxie.

>> thank goodness you were having a girl and not a boy.

>> her last name is woffold and gosk.

>> that's my actual last name. she's going to get a real last name. she's not ready for a tv name. if she ever wakes up and starts doing something tv related, we'll do that.

>> she has to spell it.

>> never wake a sleeping baby.

>> congratulations. i can see an adorable halloween costume on harper right now just a couple of months away. we can't wait to meet her in person.