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MSNBC's Katy Tur and CBS's Tony Dokoupil welcome baby girl

"After nearly 24 hours of labor, Eloise was here. She weighs 6 pounds, has strawberry blonde hair, and is rarely quiet. She fits right in," they said in a statement.

WASHINGTON — MSNBC anchor Katy Tur and her husband, "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil, have welcomed their second child together. 

Eloise Judy Bear Dokoupil was born on Thursday, May 13, the couple announced Monday morning. 

In a statement, Tur and Dokoupil said contractions started Wednesday night "after a bowl of spicy noodle soup."

"Though mom was screaming by dawn, dad was convinced it was the takeout. When mom got into the car without him and starting pounding the horn, dad finally ran out, forgetting half the hospital supplies," the couple said in a statement shared with CBS and NBC. "At the hospital, mom doubled over and told the first person she saw that she wanted an epidural. Dad put a hand on her back and tried to remind her that she hadn't wanted the epidural yesterday. Mom brushed his hand away. She pointed out that she wasn't in labor yesterday. Dad tried again and was shushed by a wise nurse who said, 'We want you to go home in one piece.'"

"After nearly 24 hours of labor, Eloise was here. She weighs 6 pounds, has strawberry blonde hair, and is rarely quiet. She fits right in," they said in a statement.

Eloise joins her 2-year-old brother Teddy. Dokoupil also has two children from a previous marriage. 

Dokoupil tweeted Monday that everyone is "happy, healthy and not at all resting comfortably."