'It's a Girl!' Hoda Kotb Adopts Second Daughter, Hope Catherine

April 16, 2019 - 3:10 pm

Congratulations to Hoda Kotb, who revealed she has adopted another baby girl.

On Tuesday, the 54-year-old called into The TODAY Show with the news that she had welcomed daughter, Hope Catherine.

"It’s a girl! It’s a girl," Kotb said via telephone. "I can’t believe that I’m here! I’m so happy to be here."

Congratulations are in order for @hodakotb, who adopted a second little girl, Hope Catherine, this week. --Link in bio. --

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The morning show co-host is also mom to two-year-old daughter Haley Joy, who she adopted in 2017.

After airing the baby news, the NBC show shared an adorable family photo of Kotb holding the newborn, while big sister Haley sports a huge grin in the foreground.

"Congratulations are in order for @hodakotb, who adopted a second little girl, Hope Catherine, this week," The TODAY Show’s official Instagram account captioned the pic.

Kotb recounted the precious moment she and partner Joel Schiffman first saw their latest bundle of joy.

 "You think that you’re full…and [my partner> Joel [Schiffman> 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,” she said. “But in that moment, I was like, 'My God! My heart just grew three times.' It's amazing. I can't believe it's happening, y'all."

What a beautiful family of four!