Jenna Bush Hager welcomes 2nd child, a girl named Poppy

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2013, file photo, UNICEF Next Generation member Jenna Bush Hager, right, and husband Henry Hager attend the ninth annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani Wall in New York. Their second daughter, Poppy Louise Hager, was born in New York on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. She's named after Jenna's grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush, who was called Poppy as a child. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News correspondent Jenna Bush Hager and her husband have welcomed their second daughter.

Former President George W. Bush says in a statement that Poppy Louise Hager was born Thursday in New York.

She’s named after Jenna’s grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush, who was called Poppy as a child.

Hager and her husband, Henry, also have a 2-year-old daughter, who is named Margaret Laura after her grandmothers. She is called Mila (MEE’-luh).

Hager tells NBC’s Savannah Guthrie that George H.W. Bush “got very emotional” at the news the baby was named after him.

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