Jeannie Mai Says ‘Fourth Trimester’ Is ‘Hardest’: ‘I Can’t Control My Crying’

Jeannie Mai Says ‘Fourth Trimester’ Is ‘Hardest’: ‘I Can’t Control My Crying’

Jeannie Maiis openly speaking out about motherhood! As previously reported Jeannie, 43 and rapper JeezyJay Jenkins, 44, was born Jay Jenkins. She shared this information earlier in the month, when she revealed that she and her husband welcomed their first child into the world. The talk show host at 43 years old is now sharing her first few weeks of being a mother. In a candid Instagrampost shared Monday (Jan.24), Jeannie Mai Jenkins admits that the “fourth trimester” has been the hardest trimester yet. She wrote,

“While being a new mom is the most exhilarating moment I have ever experienced in my life— nothing prepared me for postpartum. NOTHING. No book I’ve read, advice I’ve gotten, that could have compiled ALL the things I’d need just to sit, lay down, walk, or even hold our baby….The 4th trimester has been the hardest trimester yet, but I’m a happy, healing mom over here. #postpartum”

She opened up even more when she responded to a social media user, revealing that her hormones have been all over the place and she can’t stop crying. She said,

“hormones….girl I can’t control my crying. I can’t stop crying, good or bad news. Then you see the dark hole you COULD crawl into, but you fight it by all means to avoid depression–it’s CRAZY.”

The Real co host recently revealed the name of her baby and showed off it’s brand new nursery during a video on her YouTube page, titled ‘Hello Hunnay’ where she confirmed that her newborn’s name is Monaco Mai Jenkins. 


JeannieReflecting on a trip to Monaco, France that she took with her husband. JeezyThey shared their reasons for naming their child after the city. She said that during that trip they “established what was going on for” them.

She continued,

“That’s really the theme of the nursery: what Monaco is about. Family, moments, traveling, discussions, important key points in my life and Jeezy’s life that brought Monaco here.”

Even though it is difficult to believe, Jenkins have shared their child’s name and the inspiration behind it, the couple has yet to reveal Monaco’s gender.

Jeannie Mai, Jeezy – thejasminebrand


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