Published: Wed, April 17, 2019

Today's Hoda Kotb Adopts Baby No. 2: Find Out the Sweet Name

Today's Hoda Kotb Adopts Baby No. 2: Find Out the Sweet Name

(You tricky lady, you.) The Today show followed up with a pic of Kotb with both of her daughters.

Today show host Hoda Kotb adopted her second baby girl, and she announced the exciting news over the phone on Tuesday during the show.

Kotb said Haley's been trying to feed the baby and has proudly been announcing she's a big sister. Shout out your congrats to Kotb and her growing family in the comments section (below)!

In regards to her absence, Hoda called in to speak with her co-anchors which at the time included Matt Lauer, Jenna Bush Hager, Carson Daly, Al Roker and BFF Kathie Lee Gifford.

"Hoda's a momma again".

"I can't believe it", Kotb said through tears over the phone.

"We don't know when, but it is something that is important to me and to Joel", she revealed.

"Joel and I were standing there when they hand you the baby - and it's the closest thing to a live birth I think you'll ever see - [and] in that moment I was like, 'My God.' My heart just grew 10 times, it's incredible", she said about her experience with her boyfriend Joel Schiffman.


"Joel and I were standing there when they hand you the baby", Kotb said. In that moment.my heart just grew 10 times.

"First of all, I can't imagine any of this is happening".

Shortly after the adoption of Kotb's first daughter, Haley, she opened up about her hard journey to motherhood.

But then one day, Kotb decided she was going to be a mother.

"Finally I said to myself one day, 'Why can't I? Let's get this journey going'".

"I wake up sometimes and go, 'Oh my God, I have a baby!' " she told the magazine.

"You hope, you pray, you dream about things, and we thought about Hope", Kotb said.

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