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Former first daughter Barbara Bush gives birth to first child

Former first daughter Barbara Bush gives birth to first child
Former first daughter Barbara Bush gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Cora, her father, former President George W. Bush announced Tuesday. File Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Former first daughter Barbara Bush gave birth to her first child, her father, former President George W. Bush, said in a statement Tuesday.

George W. Bush and his wife, former first lady Laura Bush, said that Barbara Bush, 39, and her husband, Craig Lois Coyne, welcomed a baby girl named Cora Georgia.

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"With full hearts, Laura and I are delighted to announce the birth of our new granddaughter," the couple said. "Barbara gave birth to Cora Georgia Coyne on September 27, 2021, in Maine -- not far from where Barbara and Craig were married."

"Cora is healthy and adorable, and we are proud and grateful," they added.

Bush's sister, Jenna Bush Hager, shared photos with Bush, Coyne and baby Cora on Instagram.

"Dearest Cora Georgia, Today is the day I got to meet my most beautiful, feisty, niece (a bit earlier than we excited!) I witnessed in awe as my dearest, toughest @barbara.p.bush became a mama. And today is the day I fell in love!" Jenna Hager Bush captioned the post.

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"Some cousins are anxiously waiting to play with you, but not just yet love," she said. "Xx auntie j."

Jenna Hager Bush has three children, son Hal, 2, and daughters Poppy, 6, and Mila, 8, with her husband, Henry Chase Hager.

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Barbara Bush married Coyne in a private ceremony in Kennebunkport, Maine, in 2018.

Coyne is a screenwriter and actor seen in Jarhead and The Snowtown Murders.

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