‘It was not perfect’: Jennifer Hawkins, 36, hints she struggled to fall pregnant before welcoming her beautiful baby girl Frankie Violet last year
Jennifer Hawkins welcomed her first child, a daughter named Frankie Violet, with her husband Jake Wall in October 2019.
But on Wednesday morning, the 36-year-old hinted that she struggled to fall pregnant before finally welcoming her beautiful baby girl as she discussed family life during a live radio interview.
Speaking on The Kyle and Jackie O Show, Jennifer, 36, admitted: ‘I just feel so grateful to be in this moment, because it was not perfect leading up.
Speaking out: On Wednesday morning, Jennifer Hawkins hinted that she struggled to get pregnant, as she discussed family life during a live radio interview. Pictured at the Kyle and Jackie O studio
‘I had a break when I had Frankie, as it took us a little bit to get there. It changes you so much.’
Towards the end of the interview, Jennifer also added that even through sleep deprivation and the ‘hard times’, she’s so grateful to just be a mother.
‘There’s never a day that something doesn’t happen,’ she added. ‘But I have to say, just waiting for it for so long it’s like… oh my God, she’s so cute! I feel naked without her.’
Adorable: Jennifer welcomed her first child, a daughter named Frankie Violet, with husband James Wall in October 2019
Blissfully happy: Jennifer married property developer Jake in Bali, Indonesia in 2013, after eight years of dating
Jennifer announced she was expecting a child with Jake, 37, back in May 2019.
She expressed her desire to start a family in September a year prior, following her departure from Myer after 12 years as the department store’s ambassador.
At her final runway show for the retailer, Jennifer told the Herald Sun: ‘I’d love to have a family, it’s taking the time to look ahead. I want to have the time to be able to do that.’
‘We adore you, cheeky monkey’: Jennifer shared a series of adorable photos of her daughter Frankie on Instagram to celebrate her first birthday in October
Jennifer married property developer Jake in Bali, Indonesia in 2013, after eight years of dating.
The pair recently celebrated Frankie’s first birthday in October.
Alongside a string of pictures of the little one, Jennifer wrote: ‘Our sweet girl Frankie Violet is ONE today!’ Jennifer wrote in the caption.
The mother-of-one continued: ‘This year with her has been such a ride. A dream come true! All the love, laughs, fun (+ nappies & chaos) – such a blessing!’
She concluded the post writing: ‘We adore you cheeky monkey!!’
So cute! Little Frankie couldn’t wipe the excitement off her face as her mum cuddled her to celebrate the milestone birthday