Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton announced she is pregnant earlier today at a No Ceilings event in New York City, which Chelsea hosted along with her mother, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Here’s the video:
“Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year and I certainly feel all the better, whether it’s a girl or a boy, that she or he will grow up in a world full of so many strong female leaders,” 34-year-old Chelsea said.
“I just hope that I will be as good a mom to my child and hopefully children as my mom was to me,” she added.
UPDATE – Chelsea shared her announcement and thank yous on Twitter:
Marc and I are so thrilled to be expecting our first child in the fall! Thank you for all of the kind words!
— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) April 17, 2014
Chelsea Clinton married her husband (and soon-to-be dad), investment banker Marc Mezvinsky, in 2010.
Here’s a photo of Chelsea Clinton speaking at the Apple Store in SoHo, NYC last month: