Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant

In this handout image provided by Barbara Kinney, (L-R) Marc Mezvinsky, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and former U.S. President Bill Clinton pose during the wedding of Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky at the Astor Courts Estate on July 31, 2010 in Rhinebeck, New York.
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Brian Resnick and Alex Seitz Wald
April 17, 2014, 12:35 p.m.

Chelsea Clin­ton an­nounced Thursday that she is preg­nant, cas­u­ally drop­ping the news at the end of a con­fer­ence on the em­power­ment of wo­men and girls. As she was con­clud­ing the event, part of the Clin­ton Found­a­tion’s No Ceil­ings pro­jects, in New York City, she an­nounced that she and her hus­band, Marc, were very ex­cited to “have our first child ar­riv­ing later this year.”

“I just hope that I will be as good a mom to my child and hope­fully chil­dren as my mom was to me,” she said.

Hil­lary Clin­ton, sit­ting next to her on the stage, was beam­ing. The former sec­ret­ary of State said she is very “ex­cited” about her grand­child’s im­pend­ing ar­rival, something she’s said she’s wanted for years. Chelsea told Glam­our magazine in Oc­to­ber that her moth­er “asks us about [a baby] every single day,” and that 2014 would be “the Year of the Baby.”

In 2011, when asked what type of grand­moth­er she would be, Hil­lary Clin­ton re­spon­ded: “Prob­ably an un­bear­able one — the kind who is say­ing, ‘Oh, my gosh, I’ll take the child, I’ll do whatever you need to get done.’ “

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