Celebrity Baby Blog / Shanola Hampton

How Shanola Hampton Bounced Back After Baby – Without a Personal Trainer

08/23/2016 at 01:30 PM ET

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Shanola Hampton sure knows how to multitask in new motherhood!

The Shameless star, 39, spoke with PEOPLE about her self-motivated plan to get herself back into shape after giving birth to Daren “Doc” O.C., now 3 months old.

“I hit the gym as soon as I could after giving birth,” says the actress, who has been married to husband Daren Dukes since 2000.

“Most importantly, I worked out until the day I gave birth,” she adds. “Staying in shape throughout the pregnancy made it easier to get back in shape.”

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Shanola Hampton Welcomes Son Daren

05/12/2016 at 05:30 PM ET

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.

“One and one, now we’re done!” the Shameless actress tells PEOPLE of the fact that she and Dukes are now parents to both a girl and a boy. (Daughter Cai MyAnna is 2.)

Shanola Hampton and New Son Daren
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Baby Boy on the Way for Shanola Hampton

12/14/2015 at 03:30 PM ET

Shameless star Shanola Hampton is feeling blue!

The mom-to-be debuted her baby bump on Wednesday at the premiere of If/Then in Hollywood, beaming as she cradled her growing belly.

“We are so excited to complete our family with a baby boy! Blessed beyond words!” Hampton, who is due in May, tells PEOPLE exclusively.

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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

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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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