"Mom, dad and tiny Teddy are all doing great," Katy Tur's colleague Kasie Hunt announced Tuesday

By Karen Mizoguchi
April 16, 2019 03:55 PM

He’s here!

MSNBC Live anchor Katy Tur and her husband, author and CBS news correspondent Tony Dokoupil, welcomed their first child together, son Theodore, on Saturday, April 13.

Colleague Kasie Hunt made the exciting announcement on-air Tuesday, telling viewers, “Katy and her husband Tony welcomed this little guy into the world on Saturday morning. Theodore ‘Teddy’ Dokoupil weighed in at 6 lbs., 5 oz. He stretches nearly 20 inches. Mom, dad and tiny Teddy are all doing great.”

Hunt added, “In Katy’s own words, ‘Many smooches and snuggles later Theodore, mom, big brother and big sister are wondering if they make a swaddle big enough for five.’ ”

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Tur shared the same family photo herself on Instagram Wednesday, joking that her newborn son’s “first words were ‘wah wah wah!’ “

“Our first words (after one of us screamed ‘owie, owie, owie’ for about 12 hours) were ‘ooo, eee, awwww,’ ” she added of herself and her husband. “The whole family is happy as can be.”

While Teddy is the first baby for Tur, Dokoupil — whom she married in October 2017 — has two other children from his previous marriage.

Katy Tur and Tony Dokoupil

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Tur, who is the author of Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, first announced her pregnancy in December when she played a video of her ultrasound on-air.

“I have a baby in my belly, officially,” she told viewers. “I’m tired of the tweets asking so I’m going to announce it. That is my little guy.”

Hunt congratulated her colleague on Twitter, writing: “Welcome baby Teddy Dokoupil! We love you already! @KatyTurNBC @tonydokoupil.”