‘Dateline’ correspondent Andrea Canning welcomes sixth youngster


“Dateline” correspondent Andrea Canning, 46, has given beginning to her sixth youngster.

The infant boy, George Anthony Bancroft III — who will go by the title Tripp — joins 5 huge sisters. He weighed 9 kilos, 7 ounces and measured 22 inches at beginning, based on Individuals.

Andrea Canning and Tony Bancroft
Andrea Canning and Tony BancroftPaul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan

NBC’s Canning beforehand informed Immediately.com that she and her husband, U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Tony Bancroft, determined to bear in vitro fertilization so they might attempt for a boy. The method resulted in a single male embryo to implant and “it labored,” she mentioned.

“We thought lengthy and laborious about it. I don’t need to take away from how a lot we clearly love our daughters, however we simply all the time wished a boy,” she mentioned. “It was in our hearts to have a boy. So we mentioned, ‘Let’s give it a shot.’”

She and Bancroft are additionally mother and father to 10-year-old Anna and youthful sisters Charlie, Kiki, Georgia and Elle.