"This has been an incredible year for both of them and what a marvelous way to end it," continues Marquardt of her former Playboy mansion roommate, who wed Hank Baskett in June after splitting from Hugh Hefner the previous October.
"I'm sure these first few weeks can be very trying and I wish them both the very best," adds Marquardt, who hosts "Bridget's Sexiest Beaches" on the Travel Channel.
"I can't wait to meet (not so little) Hank IV!!" she goes on of the baby, who weighed in at 9 lbs., 5 ozs., and was born via C-section early Friday morning in Indianapolis.
Wilkinson and her husband, a wide receiver on the Indianapolis Colts, released a statement early Friday morning about the birth, "We're happy and healthy and enjoying every second with little Hank."