JEANNIE Mai has confirmed the arrival of her first child with husband Jeezy, sharing an adorable snap in a hospital blanket and cradle on Instagram along with a message of thanks ‘God’.
The real host announced that she was pregnant in September.
She did not reveal the sex of her baby nor publish his name.
The daytime TV presenter included a sweet caption, talking about her new arrival.
She praised “God” in her message, writing: “I prayed to God for a life of love and happiness.
“He sent me his family.
“Baby Jenkins is here.”
Fans flooded comments with congratulatory messages, including one that read: “Congratulations love.”
Another wrote: “CHIII!!! IM CRYINGGGG!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!”
A third comment read: “Welcome baby Jenkins.”
THE ROAD TO BABY
Pregnancy was a struggle for Jeannie, who revealed that at one point she suffered a miscarriage.
She opened to Women’s Health about her pregnancy.
At the time, Jeannie told the outlet she and Jeezy had been trying for “more than a year” before switching to IVF due to her age and health complications.
She told the magazine: “Jeezy and I kept it under wraps and kept it a secret for five months. So we’re finally relieved to share the news.”
The former make-up artist continued: “It wasn’t easy. We both needed a bit of support, especially since I was 41.”
One month ago Dancing With the Stars alum and rapper vowing to each other, they knew they were expecting.
Not long after receiving the good news, Jeannie suffered a tragic miscarriage.
She said of the experience: “I wondered if I would be punished.
“I wonder if I’m making fun of myself or cursing myself. All my life, I’ve never wanted to have children. When I say never, I’m firmly saying never.”
After the miscarriage, she changed her mind about expanding her family, finding a “safe” environment with her new husband.
She admitted: “Loving Jeezy made me see my life differently.
A week after they wedding, Jeannie found out she was pregnant again.
She attributes the success of her pregnancy to how “stress-free” and “happy” she was at the time.
“It’s the most beautiful sign that anything is possible, that you’re not out of control, and that God has a plan.”
Jeannie recalls her childhood, recalling the “trauma” she experienced as a “sexual assault victim”.
“I’m very aware of my own feelings growing up right now. It all comes back to you,” she said.
Jeannie added: “It still affects me to this day as an adult. So now, when I think about my child, one thing I can tell you is that I have a plan to protect this child. how much.
“I locked it.”
Jeezy had three kids from past relationships.
Jeannie said he’s been a “wonderful father” so far, adding that his support has “overwhelmed me with more love.”
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