Nick Jonas Talks Parenting Advice After Daughter’s NICU Stay

The making of a loving dad! Nick JonasAfter the birth of his son, he received a lot of parenting advice. Priyanka Chopra Jonas‘ daughter, Malti.

The 29-year old musician spoke out about his daily life with his child during Tuesday’s May 17 appearance. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, calling the baby girl a “gift.” When host Jimmy FallonJonas joked about how he was surprised by his new role as dad after he congratulated the Disney Channel alum.

“It turns out everybody I know is a newborn care specialist,” the VoiceThe coach smiled at me. “All these PhDs I didn’t know they had.”


Interview with Jimmy Fallon, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Nick Jonas.
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The “Jealous” crooner and the Quantico39-year-old alum announced in January that they had their first child via surrogate. A source exclusively revealed the news to us. Us Weekly that the couple’s loved ones were “excited” about the newest addition to the family.

While celebrating Mother’s Day earlier this month, the pair revealed that their newborn was finally home after spending “100 plus days” in NICU treatment. “Every family’s journey is unique and requires a certain level of faith, and while ours was a challenging few months, what becomes abundantly clear, in retrospect, is how precious and perfect every moment is,” the actress wrote via Instagram on May 8, thanking the doctors and nurses for their constant care.

The Dancing With Myself star, for his part, gushed over his wife as she marked her first Mother’s Day. “Babe, you inspire me and every way, and you are taking to this new role with such ease and steadiness,” he captioned a loving social media upload. “I am so grateful to be on this journey with you. You are an amazing mother. Happy Mother’s Day. I love you.”

The couple got married in 2018. Malti joins Kevin Jonas Danielle Jonas‘ daughters — Alena, 8, Valentina, 5 — along with Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner‘s daughter, Willa, 21 months. The Game of Thrones alum, 26, is currently pregnant with the duo’s second child.

Nick Jonas Jokes About Receiving Unsolicited Parenting Advice After Daughter Malti's NICU Stay Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas
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On Tuesday, Nick praised his “amazing” older brothers for their guidance — but called out youngest sibling Frankie Jonas as being everyone’s “the favorite uncle.”

After a stressful beginning to their parenting journey, Nick and Priyanka “could not be happier” to bring their “little fighter” home, a source exclusively told Use after Mother’s Day. “These past few months have been heart-wrenching but both parents did not give up hope and remained optimistic,” the insider added. “Nick and Priyanka feel blessed and have been appreciative of everyone’s outpour of love and support during this time.”

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