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Jeannie Mai Jenkins shares daughter Monaco’s first look in five months as she touches on a new mom’s fear: ‘I can’t sleep, I’m worried, I’m fidgeting’

Jeannie Mai Jenkins gave her fans a first look at her five-month-old daughter Monaco on Thursday.

The 43-year-old television host shared photos and videos of Monaco, which was born in January. †[This] might be the most exciting episode I’ve had here on Hello Hunnay,” Mai Jenkins began the… video

The star also talked about how she battles new mothers’ anxiety, which includes insomnia, worrying and fidgeting.

First photos: Jeannie Mai Jenkins gave her fans a first look at her 5-month-old daughter Monaco on Thursday

In the first part of the clip, the San Jose native showed images of her little one meeting various members of her family and her former co-hosts on The Real.

Mai Jenkins then brought Monaco to the screen with her mother, Olivia TuTram Mai. Jeannie calls her Momma Mai.

Jeannie dressed her daughter in a cheetah print dress and a yellow headband.

Beautiful girl: 43-year-old television host shared photos and videos of Monaco, who was born in January

Beautiful girl: 43-year-old television host shared photos and videos of Monaco, who was born in January

Meeting family: In the first part of the clip, the San Jose native showed images of her little one meeting various members of her family and her former co-hosts on The Real

Meeting family: In the first part of the clip, the San Jose native showed images of her little one meeting various members of her family and her former co-hosts on The Real

Hanging Out With Mom: Mai Jenkins next brought Monaco to the screen with her mom, Olivia TuTram Mai.  Jeannie calls her Momma Mai

Hanging Out With Mom: Mai Jenkins next brought Monaco to the screen with her mom, Olivia TuTram Mai. Jeannie calls her Momma Mai

The How do I look? star admitted it was not an easy decision to show her daughter to her millions of fans.

“I got really scared, guarded and protected,” she said. “Excuse the nerves.”

She said People last month she was dealing with postpartum anxiety, although it took her quite a while to admit it to herself.

Anxious: She told people she was dealing with postpartum anxiety last month, though it took a long time for her to admit it to herself

Anxious: She told people she was dealing with postpartum anxiety last month, though it took a long time for her to admit it to herself

New maternity lesson: 'The fear of new moms is real and I wasn't prepared for the blow of it,' she told outlet

New maternity lesson: ‘The fear of new moms is real and I wasn’t prepared for the blow of it,’ she told outlet

Unlike depression,

Unlike depression, “It’s a huge difference from depression: I wasn’t sad, I didn’t sleep all day, I wasn’t miserable about my life, I didn’t have suicidal thoughts.”

“The fear of new moms is real and I wasn’t prepared for the blow,” she told the outlet.

“Here I go through the postpartum with worry, with palpitations, with an inability to sleep, and I thought, ‘I’m not depressed; I’m actually super excited and happy, but I’m worried and really anxious and nervous,'” she added.

Later she googled ‘Can you get anxious after birth?’ and discovered the reality of postpartum depression.

“It’s a huge difference from depression: I wasn’t sad, I didn’t sleep all day, I didn’t feel miserable about my life, I didn’t have suicidal thoughts. I was just really anxious, very uncomfortable and worried all the time.”

She went on to say that increased knowledge has helped her to deal with her fears productively.

Knowledge is power: She went on to say that more knowledge has helped her to deal with her fears productively

Knowledge is power: She went on to say that more knowledge has helped her to deal with her fears productively

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