Jenna Bush Hager, Pregnant


Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her second child!

The former First Daughter announced the news Monday on NBC's Today. Jenna and her husband, Henry Hager, are already parents to daughter Mila, who turns 2 on Apr. 13. Mia helped her parents announce the happy news, blowing a kiss to her "little sissy" in a home video that Jenna shared on the morning show.

Today's Savannah Guthrie, Tamron Hall, Matt Lauer and Natalie Morales celebrated Jenna's baby news by presenting her with a bouquet of flowers.

Jenna married Henry on May 10, 2008, at her parents' Prairie Chapel Ranch near Crawford, Texas. This will be the second grandchild for Jenna's parents, former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush.

As she embarks on a personal adventure, Jenna will be taking a break from her new role as Today's "adventure correspondent." During Monday's show, the mom-to-be apologized for not inviting Natalie, her partner-in-crime, on her next journey. "I thought you might want to come to the delivery room!"

More than 50,000 Today viewers voted on what her next adventure should be, with a roller coaster ride and parachuting off a bridge taking the lead. "Some people will do anything to get out of a roller coaster ride," Matt joked. Jenna, 33, responded, "You know what? This is the biggest roller coaster ride there is."

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Jenna also opened up to People magazine about her second pregnancy. "We're so excited," said Jenna, who is expecting a baby girl and due in August. "I'm ready to tell the world!" Jenna and Henry broke the news to her parents the day after Christmas. "They were thrilled!" she recalled.

This pregnancy already feels different. "I appreciate life so much more as a mom. And I feel so lucky," said Jenna, who is 20 weeks along. "I know how wonderful motherhood is and that makes it so much sweeter."

And, unlike last time, Jenna and Henry wanted to know their baby's sex ASAP. "We didn't find out with Mila and we were convinced she was a boy, to the point that we painted the nursery a pale blue. And it was a girl! We were thrilled, but shocked," she said. Mia is ready to be a sister. "We started talking [to her] about it. And she'll say, 'Hi, baby!' to my stomach. She is very precocious," Jenna said. "I think she'll be a great big sister but there may be a learning curve. She definitely likes attention!"

Perhaps one day, Jenna and Henry will welcome a baby boy.

"I want a big family. We'll see what happens," she teased.

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