Shanola Hampton Welcomes Son Daren
Shanola Hampton is a mom again!
Daren O.C. Dukes was born on Monday, May 9 in Los Angeles, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. “Doc” weighed in at 7 lbs., 6 oz., and measured 20 inches long and is named after his father, Daren Dukes, Hampton’s husband of 16 years.
Hampton also took to Instagram on Thursday to share a photo of the newest member of her family.
“And then God gave me my son,” Hampton, 38, wrote alongside the sweet black-and-white shot, which depicts little Doc snuggled against his mom and the twosome looking completely at peace.
Hampton and Dukes confirmed they were expecting a son exclusively to PEOPLE in December. Their announcement came alongside a series of sweet photos showing their family getting ready to welcome little Doc into the world.
“We are so excited to complete our family with a baby boy!” Hampton told PEOPLE at the time. “Blessed beyond words!”
— Jen Juneau with reporting by Sarah Michaud