The happy couple who wed in 2020 was so happy to announce the birth of their first son. He is holding a very special name with a lot of meaning to Cody and his family. Erika and Cody named their baby boy Frankie, after Cody’s late father and football legend, Frank Gifford.
A selfie taken by Cody, 32, shows his wife Erika and son Frankie in the background still at the hospital shortly after he was born. The caption read, “5/31/2022 – Best day of our lives. At a whopping 8lbs 8oz three weeks early, Frank Michael Gifford, “Frankie” has changed our lives forever. We have not stopped bursting with so much love and gratitude for God’s most precious gifft. Thank you so much to all of you for your prayers and sweet messages. He’s so SO cute and we can’t get enough of all of the snuggles from this lil’ guy. We are sincerely obsessed.”
Frankie Gifford weighed 8lbz 8oz and arrived three weeks early. His younger sister, Cassidy was one of the first to comment on her sister in law’s Instagram post, offering some encouraging words. “Love you three so much!!! So proud of you and can’t wait to watch you soar as a mama!” She added, “He is PERFECTION.”
After bringing little Frankie home, a cute side by side was snapped of father and son. The new mom exclaimed, “we will never be the same.”
Sister Cassidy commented, “Obsessed! I can’t stop scrolling through my Frankie album.”
In photos from the hospital posted in early June, you see proud grandmother Kathie Lee Gifford holding her grandson for the first time.
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Here is a sweet treat. Kathie Lee sings a lullaby to the baby.
Congratulations to the entire Gifford family on their new baby boy!
Courtney Rose is an Entertainment Writer at Feeling the Vibe Magazine based in New York. Pop culture and rom-com obsessed. Studied Journalism and is up to date on all the latest entertainment news. For tips or comments, email me at [email protected]