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As social media birth announcements go, Jacinda Ardernâ€™s handheld Facebook Live of herself and her newborn Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford is charming.
New Zealandâ€™s prime minister introduces her new baby with radiant sincerity. She thanks her midwife and the hospital staff for their generous professionalism, and New Zealanders for their kindness and gifts. With a quick cutaway, she even jokes with the babyâ€™s father about his â€śdad jumperâ€ť.