By Associated Press - Monday, April 15, 2013

DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush have become grandparents.

Their twin daughter Jenna Bush Hager gave birth to her first child, a daughter, on Saturday night in New York City.

The former president announced the birth in a statement Sunday. The baby’s name is Margaret Laura “Mila” Hager.

Mrs. Hager is a contributing correspondent for the “Today” show. She’s married to Henry Hager.

Mr. Bush said the baby was named for her grandmothers.

Mr. and Mrs. Bush met their “beautiful granddaughter today,” adding: “Jenna and Mila are healthy. And our family is elated.”

This is a big month for the family. The George W. Bush Presidential Center will be dedicated April 25 on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

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