Matt Lauer and wife Annette welcomed their third child, a son named Thijs, on Tuesday. “The baby was born this morning at 9:37 a.m. in New York City. He weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz.,” Today spokesperson Megan Kopf tells “Mom, Dad and baby are all doing well.”
The baby’s unusual name (pronounced “Tice”) is a common Dutch name. “Annette is Dutch and in following with her heritage, the baby was given a Dutch name,” says a source.