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TODAY   |  September 23, 2013

#BornTODAY: Anchors check in on newborns nationwide

The TODAY anchors take a look inside hospitals around the United States to check in on babies who were born today – some live on the air –  and on their moms just out of labor.

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>> births we have been telling you about and showing you all morning. we have four correspondences standing by all across the country. let's go to stephanie gosk, a new mom. she's in cleveland. hey, steph, good morning.

>> good morning. we're introducing you. he is 21 inches long and a cool 8 pounds and his parents, ashley and daniel were very nice to allow us in their room. we were here for his first moment of life. it was special. this hospital here delivers a baby on average once every couple of hours and doctors tell us that just down the hall, there's another momma getting ready to have another baby. back to you.

>> a lot of excitement. thank you so much. let's get to nbc's chief medical editor dr. nancy snyder man at new york presbyterian hospital , good morning.

>> missing a lot of the excitement right now. this has really been an amazing evening. mom came in last night and shortly before midnight she gave birth to the baby, frankie right there with her. uncomplicated delivery and doesn't she look amazing? she looks like she is ready to go out on a night on the town. beautiful and gorgeous baby. 6 pounds 14 ounces.

>> please tell her congratulations, nancy, thank you so much.

>> you bet i will. thanks, matt.

>> meantime nbc's erica hill is in boston. hi erica.

>> hey, matt, good morning. this is new england's largest birthing center . they have 8,000 babies every year and right now we are waiting with tammie and dewayne for the arrival of the next baby here, their baby girl . she is on her way. mom is working through it but she's an old pro here. she is an e.r.doc and has three boys at home. a pretty exciting night. 9 babies born since we got here and it's a pretty special place to be.

>> erica in boston, thank you so much. i'm so impressed with these parents for letting our cameras in here. janet has been the busiest this morning at women's hospital in texas.

>> i'm worried there's something in the water. we have babies four and five here and 13 women still in labor and delivery. meet slate and brock jansen. they were born about 10 minutes ago. they're doing great. this is a very busy hospital. they have 10,000 births last year. i need to know what happened 9 months ago today because it is crazy here this morning. we're in an operating room . they're busy. we'll be updating other births here throughout the morning. back to you guys.