TODAY   |  November 22, 2013

These Babies of the Week are cutie patooties

TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb share some of the cutest baby photos sent in from viewers over the past week.

Share This:

This content comes from Closed Captioning that was broadcast along with this program.

>> time for that, we celebrate new moms and adorable additions to their families. first johnson baby of the week, ella mary lenae wicks. born september 21st in pittsburgh, pennsylvania. her mom says her daughter loves the family poodle, sam. and they're already best friends.

>> our next johnson 's baby of the week is cooper matthew dunning born october 1st in amherst, new york. his parents offered this advice to parents, don't worry about doing everything right, all parents make little mistakes.

>> now to a baby born on october 2nd in georgia. mckenzie rayne johnson . her daughter is already looking at the world around her.

>> our final johnson baby of the week is annika sky nielsen. i'm so sorry. annika sky nielson. her middle name is sky, because both parents are pilots in the national guard . her dad is currently stationed in antarctica, but he'll be home in time for thanksgiving.

>> if you want a chance for your baby to appear in our today's johnson baby of the week, go to

>> we're wearing purple today. i am. hoda didn't get the memo but she has it in her heart. today is purple with the purpose day. it is currently the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the u.s., anticipated to become the second by 2020 .

>> wear purple today to show your support.

>> you will later when you change for lunch.

>> i will later. real quick, don't forget, we're doing that thing called cut the creep. not about the weirdo.

>> that music doesn't help.

>> it is about weight creeping up on you during the holidays. if you want to put the brakes on that, madeleine wants to help you. we'll pick three women who usually gain weight during the holidays and all they want to do is maintain.

>> it is going to be thrilling. it is important, though. it really is.

>> maintain. no change.

>> go to, hit the connect button, very important.