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During the show—which taped a couple of weeks before it aired—Matt and Ginny shared big news. Ginny was pregnant and just days away from giving birth to Eliot's sibling!

Two weeks later, Ginny gave birth to Hazel Emerson. "She's doing great," Ginny says.

Matt says Hazel's healthy delivery was a relief. "I think anybody who's lost a child goes into the whole pregnancy deal with just a little different mind frame," he says. "We went into ultrasounds with a little dread, unfortunately, a little fear. It's just something we prayed about. To be at her birth and to hear her cry—and she cries really well, really loud—I think 'relief' is the right word. It's been fun ever since."

As a father, Mark says seeing Matt in the video truly inspired him. "The one thing that struck me was when you were talking about your feeding shift. You said, 'It's 11:45, and my feeding shift has begun. Mom is asleep, and the best part of my day has begun,'" Mark says. "It really just struck me, like, 'Oh my gosh.' This is one of those moments where you really cherish every single day, and they are so fleeting. It was a wake-up call to me. So thank you for doing what you did."
FROM: Oprah Fridays Live with Andrea Bocelli and Music Legend David Foster
Published on October 31, 2008


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