NBC's Kristen Welker welcomes baby via surrogate 🍼

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Kristen Welker, co-host of Weekend Today and chief White House correspondent for NBC News, is a mom via surrogacy!

On Saturday, June 12, she welcomed her first child via surrogate, a daughter named Margot Lane Welker Hughes, with husband John Hughes.

Welker shared the news that her newborn arrived at 2:12 a.m., weighing 8 lbs., 6 oz.

"Being matched with a surrogate is one of the most extraordinary experiences I have ever had," Welker said as Hughes echoed her sentiments, noting, "Our surrogate has been amazing."

"I can't explain just how wonderful she's been," Hughes added. "For her this was about giving something to us that she felt a deep connection to."