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Shanola Hampton Introduces Daughter Cai MyAnna

03/05/2014 at 01:00 PM ET

Meet Shanola Hampton‘s baby girl!

The new mom shared a sweet snapshot of her 6-week-old daughter, Cai MyAnna, on her Instagram account on Monday.

“[Six] weeks ago I found true love! Say hello to my baby, Cai Dukes!” the Shameless star writes, along with a black and white photo of her bright-eyed daughter.

Hampton, 36, and her husband, Daren Dukes, welcomed their first child in January. “We never knew how much was missing from our life until our baby girl arrived! So blessed, so overjoyed, pure bliss,” the couple told PEOPLE at the time.

Shanola Hampton Introduces Daughter Cai
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Shanola Hampton Welcomes Daughter Cai MyAnna

01/22/2014 at 03:00 PM ET

Shanola Hampton Welcomes Daughter Cai MyAnna Gilles Toucas

Shanola Hampton is shamelessly in love: her baby girl is here!

The Shameless star and her husband Daren Dukes welcomed their first child on Monday, Jan. 20, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Daughter Cai MyAnna Dukes weighed in at 6 lbs., 3 oz. and measured 20 inches in length.

“We never knew how much was missing from our life until our baby girl arrived. So blessed, so overjoyed, pure bliss,” the couple tell PEOPLE.

Shortly after the birth, Hampton, 36, shared her excitement on Twitter.

“I thought I knew love before, but now I know love on a completely different level! Can’t believe my baby is here,” she wrote on Tuesday.

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Baby Girl on the Way for Shanola Hampton

09/18/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Shanola Hampton Pregnant Expecting Baby Girl
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There’s a baby on the way for this¬†Shameless¬†star.

Shanola Hampton and her husband Daren Dukes are expecting their first child together — a girl, PEOPLE confirms exclusively.

“We are beyond excited to expand our family and begin this new chapter,” the happy couple, whose daughter is due in late January, tell PEOPLE in a statement. “Words can’t describe the joy our hearts feel.”

On the Showtime hit, Hampton, 36, plays Veronica Fisher, the sassy best friend of Emmy Rossum‘s character Fiona Gallagher.

She and Dukes, creator and producer of The Dallas Cowboy Show, have been married for 13 years and currently live in Los Angeles.
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