Hasselbeck calls 'The View' to announce son's name @ 14 November 2007 04:23 AM

By Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - Elisabeth Hasselbeck has revealed the name of her newborn son: Taylor Thomas Hasselbeck. Hasselbeck, co-host of ABC's "The View," called the daytime talk show Monday to announce the name. The baby was born Friday at an Arizona hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces. The 30-year-old Hasselbeck - typically chipper but sounding tired - said she was in labor for what seemed like "four or five thousand hours."

She began a 2 1/2-month maternity leave Oct. 23. Her husband, Tim Hasselbeck, is a backup quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals. The couple's 2-year-old daughter, Grace, has been showering Taylor with attention - and trying to feed him Goldfish crackers, she said. Has the conservative Hasselbeck registered Taylor as a Republican? "I delivered him on a treadmill while watching ... President Bush," she joked.

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