Jenna Wolfe, 'Today' Correspondent, Gives Birth To Daughter With Stephanie Gosk
Today correspondent Jenna Wolfe gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday Aug. 21, with partner Stephanie Gosk by her side.
Wolfe and Gosk both work at NBC, Wolfe on Today and Gosk as a NBC News foreign correspondent. They announced the birth of their first daughter via Twitter Wednesday evening, barely an hour after her birth when Gosk tweeted their baby’s first picture.
— stephanie gosk (@stephgosk) August 22, 2013
Not to miss out on the fun, Wolfe also took to Twitter to show off her baby girl, named Harper Estelle Wolfeld Gosk.
Fell madly in love w Harper Estelle tonight. Thx for the kind words and well wishes. Other than that I'm speechless. pic.twitter.com/DpXwgnu1w9
— Jenna Wolfe (@JennaWolfe) August 22, 2013
Harper Estelle may be less than a day old, but she has already made her television debut. Harper, along with her mothers Gosk and Wolfe, appeared on Today Thursday morning.
Wolfe announced her pregnancy in March on Today and has been blogging about the experience ever since.
“Stephanie’s extremely adventurous, she’s been all over the world. You know me, there’s not a building I haven’t jumped off of. So, for us, this is, um, nothing like any of that. This is the adventure of a lifetime,” Wolfe said.
Gosk and Wolfe have been together for three years, and, while they have plans to marry, the two are more focused on parenthood. Following the announcement of Wolfe’s pregnancy, the couple spoke about how they went about getting pregnant. Wolfe called it “the most exciting thing that has ever happened to us,” in an interview with People.
The couple revealed in the interview that, once they decided Wolfe would carry the child, they decided to try artificial insemination – the biological father is an anonymous donor.
At the time, Gosk expressed her happiness that having a child was even a possibility, citing the changing social landscape.
“The beauty is that we live in a time where there’s no need for secrecy. This is a spectacular moment for us,” Gosk said.
– Olivia Truffaut-Wong
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