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Kathie Lee Gifford Meets New Grandson Ford: 'Bubbe Already Loves You So Much'

The former daytime talk show host has met her third grandson and second grandchild this year

<p>Kathie Lee Gifford/Instagram</p> Kathie Lee Gifford meets new grandson, Ford Matthew Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford/Instagram

Kathie Lee Gifford meets new grandson, Ford Matthew Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford has finally met her third grandchild!

On Friday, the former Today co-host, 70, shared on Instagram that her son Cody Gifford and daughter-in-law Erika Brown Gifford have welcomed their newborn baby boy, Ford Matthew Gifford.

“Welcome to the family Ford Matthew Gifford. Thank you God for this beautiful blessing. Bubbe already loves you so much Ford ❤️,” she wrote in the caption.

The couple is already parents to son Frankie, 18 months. On Thursday, Kathie Lee and Erika shared a collaborated Instagram video of the newborn with his father while he received kisses from his older brother.

"Do you want to see an expression of pure joy? Frankie meets his brand new baby brother Ford for the very first time and it’s love at first kiss," Kathie Lee wrote in the Instagram caption.

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Kathie Lee’s son and daughter-in-law revealed on Instagram Wednesday that they welcomed their second baby together.

<p>Kathie Lee Gifford/Instagram</p> Kathie Lee's son, Cody, daughter-in-law, Erika, and grandson, Ford

Kathie Lee Gifford/Instagram

Kathie Lee's son, Cody, daughter-in-law, Erika, and grandson, Ford

"Introducing the newest love of our lives, Ford Matthew Gifford," Erika captioned the Instagram Reel, which shows the couple in the hospital before and after welcoming their second son. Throughout the video, Frankie can be seen in Erika’s video giggling and getting excited about the new arrival.

"Thanking God immensely for another perfect 'gifft,' " she joked. "Welcome to the world, sweet sweet son. 🤍"

Kathie Lee celebrated her third grandchild and commented on Erika’s Instagram post: “I am usually a wordsmith, but I'm completely out of words. #Grateful to God the creator of every good and perfect gift like these four.”

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Kathie Lee spends all the in-person time she can with her grandchildren — including hanging out with Frankie on her birthday, wearing matching hats in the garden, enjoying holidays and cuddling with him every chance she gets.

She told PEOPLE that even when they can’t see each other, they still use technology to connect: “I FaceTime with him every day, and he's just a wonderment.”

Related: Kathie Lee Gifford's Son Cody Dresses in Sweet Bear Halloween Costumes with Pregnant Wife Erika and Son Frankie

Earlier this year, Kathie Lee’s daughter, Cassidy Erin, gave birth to her son, Finn Thomas Wierda, on June 24, 2023. The proud grandma shared the first photo holding her second grandson a week later. “What a joy to spend sweet time with baby FINN,” she wrote. “I am the most blessed of women. It seems! Happy Fourth of July everybody.”

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