ILLINOIS (KFVS) - U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth became the first one to give birth while in office.
Duckworth delivered her second daughter, Maile Pearl Bowlsbey on Monday, April 9. Her first name is pronounced MY-lee.
According to Duckworth's office, she and her family are recovering well.
She issued the following statement:
Sen. Duckworth is one of only 10 women since our nation's founding who have given birth while serving in Congress.