Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child

The former president and first lady say they have wanted their first grandchild for a long time.
2:50 | 04/18/14

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Going to the big baby announcement. We watched Chelsea Clinton grow up in the white house. Now, after some very public nudges from her very famous parents, she is having a child of her own. And our "Gma weekend" anchor, bianna golodryga, here with more on the happy news. Reporter: Good morning, George. Officially on baby watch this week. Move over, prince George. This morning, Americans have their own royal, or presidential baby, to look forward to. Chelsea Clinton making the announcement that she and husband, Marc, are expecting. An event attended by her husband and beaming parents, soon-to-be grandparents. Former first daughter, Chelsea Clinton, making a surprise announcement on Thursday. Marc and I are excited that we have our first child arriving later this year. Reporter: The 34-year-old and her husband, Marc mezvinsky, attended Stanford together. I feel if it's a girl or a boy, that she will grow up in a world with so in many strong female leaders. Reporter: The grandparents elated by the news. The former secretary of state tweeting, bill Clinton and I are thrilled that Chelsea and Marc are expecting their first child. And the former president tweeting, excited to add a new line to my Twitter bio, grandfather-to-be. It's no secret that the Clintons have been pining for a grandchild. Last month, jimmy Kimmel jokingly put the first lady on the hot seat. You and the president will have another child? Anymore children? Well, no. But I wouldn't mind -- Let's get into it. I wouldn't mind one of those grandchildren that I hear so much about. Reporter: And it was three years ago that her father also put on the pressure. Would like to have a happy wife. And she won't be unless she's a grandmother. Reporter: For eight years, the world watched Chelsea Clinton grow up in the white house and blossom into a young woman, even amid scandal. When it comes to bedtime Reading, grandparent may have picked out his material. My daughter, when she was a little girl, loved the three stories. I would tell her a story every night before she would go to bed. Reporter: As for Chelsea, she admits she has big shoes to fill. I hope I will be as good a mom to my child and hopefully children, as my mom was to me. Reporter: Social media was on fire. Ellen DeGeneres tweeting, Chelsea Clinton is going to have a baby. No reports if it's a boy or girl. But it just did win a seat in the Illinois general assembly. Dr. Oz weighing in. He's a new grandfather. He says congratulations to Chelsea Clinton, Hillary Clinton and bill Clinton. If you need advice on grandparenthood, I'm becoming an expert. To another only child, be prepared for many parental visits. After all of the hints, yeah. Exactly. Get a baby. Thanks, bianna. We're going to go to ginger,

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