“She’s a Valentine’s baby so she’s a little nugget,” Hoda, 52, said Tuesday during a phone call to her TODAY family. “She is the love of my life!”
The arrival thrilled Hoda’s coworkers, including her co-anchor Kathie Lee Gifford, who somehow managed to keep the news a secret.
“I’ve got the biggest mouth in the world and I’ve said zilch,” she said. “Hoda, we are thrilled for you, sweetheart. You were made to be a mom.” Matt Lauer agreed.
“This is such fantastic news. This little girl, Haley, is the luckiest girl on the planet,” he said. “You are going to be one of the most fantastic moms I can ever imagine.”
Carson Daly also chimed in. “You are going to be an incredible mother,” but joked, “You thought you drank a lot of wine before? You just wait.”