MERRIAM, Kan. (AP) _ The northeast Kansas representative announced on his website that his wife, Brooke, delivered the child Thursday at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Merriam. The girl, named Caroline Lucille Yoder, measured 20 inches and weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce.
Yoder says mother and baby are healthy and resting at home. He described the baby as a ``true blessing'' and said he and his wife ``couldn't be happier'' to add Caroline to their family.
Yoder also announced the news via Twitter, tweeting a family photo.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.