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If you’re expecting a baby this year you’ve got plenty of celebrity company, mama. From reality TV stars to bloggers and A-list actresses, there is a baby boom happening in celebrity circles right now.
[Correction, August 9, 2021: An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that Paris Hilton was pregnant. We regret the error.]
Here are some parents-to-be expecting in 2021:
Kylie Jenner is pregnant with baby #2!
Multiple sources have confirmed the exciting news to E! News—Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are expecting baby number two! Apparently, little Stormi is going to be a big sister.
After a brief break-up in 2019, the couple has been happily together since sometime last year. “Neither of them has been interested in anyone else over the last year and really love being a family unit together,” one source tells E!
Jenner, 24, and Scott welcomed 3-year-old Stormi Webster, in February 2018.
In a March 2020 cover interview for Harper’s BAZAAR, Jenner said that she had no concrete plans to have more kids. “My friends all pressure me about it. They love Stormi. I definitely feel pressure to give her a sibling, but there’s no plan,” she said.
Well, there is now! Congratulations!
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost are going to be parents!
Scarlett Johansson is expecting her first baby with Colin Jost!Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty
Newlyweds Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson are expecting their first baby together, the comedian shared during a stand-up routine in mid-August. Johansson has a daughter, Rose, from a previous relationship.
‘Dr. Pierce’ is pregnant!
Kelly McCreary, better known as Dr. Maggie Pierce on Grey’s Anatomy (and Meredith’s half-sister), is expecting her first child! The excited mama-to-be shared the happy news in an Instagram post sponsored by Clearblue, the pregnancy test company.
“When being late comes right on time… Surprise! WE’RE HAVING A BABY!” she wrote. “Pete and I are thrilled to be growing our family, and to share the news with all of you!”
McCreary and her husband, director Pete Chatmon (whom she met on the set of Grey’s) have been married since 2019. McCreary also says she plans to raise awareness for Black maternal and infant health through her partnership with Clearblue.
Congrats to the beautiful mama-to-be!
Christina Ricci shares sweet sonogram photo
In an adorable Instagram post, actress Christina Ricci shares that she’s expecting her second child (but her first with partner Mark Hampton). She captioned the photo, “Life keeps getting better.”
Ricci is already mom to 7-year-old Freddie with her ex-husband, according to PEOPLE.
Many fans and fellow famous friends offered her their congratulations—and we second those happy wishes! Congrats to the expecting mama.
Scarlett Johansson is reportedly expecting her first baby with Colin Jost!
Scarlett Johansson is pregnant, according to Page Six! The Black Widow star has been conspicuously absent from promoting her Black Widow film this summer, like for this very important reason. This will be the first baby for SNL’s Colin Jost, whom she married last October in a quiet, intimate ceremony. Johansson is already mom to her six-year-old daughter, Rose, from her previous marriage.
Congrats to the newlyweds on this very exciting news!
Ashley Graham announces baby #2 is on the way with stunning photo!
Ashley Graham has been one of our favorite celebrity moms during the past year-and-a-half, chronicling life with her one-year-old son Isaac and her motherhood journey with confidence and humor. Today she took to Instagram and announced she and her husband, Justin Ervin, are expanding their little family!
“The past year has been full of tiny surprises, big griefs, familiar beginnings and new stories,” she captioned a gorgeous photo of herself holding her pregnant belly. “I’m just beginning to process and celebrate what this next chapter means for us.”
She also shared the news in a hilarious TikTok video, validating the many reasons why we love her to pieces.
Congrats to the beautiful, expecting mama!
Cardi B and Offset are expecting baby number two!
Cardi B is expecting her second child with husband Offset.
Once again, the rapper revealed her pregnancy during a live television performance—this time at the BET awards. While performing onstage with Migos, Cardi B wore a sheer outfit that showed off her bump.
She also shared an image to Instagram of her nude body rocking either white paint or plaster. She captioned the post, “#2!” and tagged Offset with a heart symbol. The proud father-to-be shared the same image to his Instagram stories with the caption “another blessing.”
In 2018, Cardi B announced the couple was expecting their first child during an appearance on Saturday Night Live. Their daughter Kulture was born later that year.
Congratulations to the growing family!
Ludacris is expecting baby number four!
Ludacris is about to be a dad again!
The actor and rapper is expecting his second child with wife Euxodie Bridges, after daughter Candace, 5. Ludacris is also dad to daughters Karma, 13, and Cai, 6, from previous relationships.
During an interview with Today, Ludacris said despite having three girls, he’s not hoping for a boy this time around.
“I will be happy with whatever the Most High wants to give me,” the “Fast and the Furious” star said. “We don’t know the sex of the child. We’re gonna wait until the day. It’s like one of the only things that’s left to just be unpredictable these days, and it’s exciting.”
Ludacris went on to say that he loves being a girl dad.
“There’s so many great things that have happened from me being a girl dad,” he said. “One in particular, I have a Netflix series called ‘Karma’s World’ that comes out at the end of this fall, and it’s literally to enrich and empower young girls.”
We love that! Congratulations to the growing family!
Nick Cannon is expecting his 4th child this year!
Nick Cannon is going to be a father—again!
The Masked Singer host is expecting a baby boy with model Alyssa Scott, according to Us. Their son will be Cannon’s seventh child and fourth this year.
Scott recently shared a photo of herself and Cannon to Instagram, celebrating him on Father’s Day. In the snap, Cannon’s head is turned away from the camera and he’s embracing Scott’s pregnant belly.
“Celebrating you today ❤️” she wrote in the Instagram story.
One user commented and wished Alyssa “and Nick” congratulations, to which she replied with a thank you, according to People.
In May, Scott shared another Instagram post where she revealed that she intends to name the baby Zen S. Cannon, The Sun reported. The post has since been deleted.
Scott’s announcement comes one week after Cannon welcomed twin boys with former Nickelodeon star Abby De La Rosa.
Cannon currently has six children: twins Moroccan and Monroe, 12, with Mariah Carey, and son Golden, 5, and daughter Powerful, 5 months, with Brittany Bell. Cannon and De La Rose welcomed twins Zion Mixolydian Cannon and Zillion Heir on June 14.
Lance Bass + Michael Turchin are expecting twins!
Lance Bass and his husband Michael Turchin are going to be dads—to twins!
The *NSYNC alum confirmed the happy news in an interview with PEOPLE. Bass revealed that they’re expecting boy-girl twins in early November.
The couple also shared that they’ve actually spent the past four years trying to build their family, through surrogacy, failed IVF treatments, and a miscarriage.
“We went through nine different egg donors, which is rare,” Turchin revealed to PEOPLE. “We picked a donor for some of them. We got all the way down the path of about to retrieve their eggs. Some just wouldn’t produce enough eggs, some weren’t good genetic matches. If you’re going to be a match, you don’t want to even risk it.”
Last year, their surrogate miscarried while being pregnant with twins.
“Because of what we’ve been through the last four years, we were very cautious to get excited,” Bass explained. “And it kind of sucks because when you find out you’re pregnant, you want to celebrate with your family. You start planning their future in your head already, but we were so scared because we didn’t want to go through the pain again of losing them. We told our friends and family about the ninth week, when we finally felt comfortable. You think you’re going to jinx it or something.”
We understand the mix of emotions that come with the journey to parenthood. We’re so happy for Bass and Turchin!
Usher is expecting his fourth child!
Usher is going to be a dad again!
The singer is expecting his second child with girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea. They welcomed their daughter Sovereign Bo in September 2020.
Usher also has two children from a previous relationship: sons Usher V, 13, and Naviyd Ely, 12.
Goicoechea shared an image of the couple together during the iHeartRadio Music Awards, which Usher hosted.
“‘Another One’ in my @djkhaled voice #Iheartawards 🥰😘,” she captioned the post.
In the photo, they are each cradling her growing baby bump and smiling.
Usher recently revealed the inspiration behind their daughter’s name in an interview with Extra.
“So Sovereign… is such a beautiful word and name to me, you know, a supreme ruler is obviously the defined name. She’s definitely ruling the household.”
“Bo is at the end of it, so she’s my little reign-bo,” he continued, pronouncing it like rainbow. He added, “I’m on diaper duty plus, man, and she has yummy toes. Yes, I can’t help it.”
Sounds like Usher’s ready to add another baby to the mix!
Princess Beatrice is pregnant with her first child!
Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are expecting their first child!
Buckingham Palace announced the happy news with a photo of the couple on their wedding day last July. According to the announcement, the newest royal baby is due this fall.
Princess Beatrice is the oldest daughter of Prince Andrew and his ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson. Their younger daughter, Princess Eugenie, welcomed her first child this year with husband Jack Brooksbank. August Philip Hawke was born in February.
While this is Princess Beatrice’s first pregnancy, Mozzi has a son from a previous relationship. Christopher Woolf, nicknamed Wolfie, was born in 2016.
We’re loving this royal baby boom! After August was born in February, Beatrice’s cousin, Zara Tindall, the daughter of Princess Anne and granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, welcomed her third child in March, a boy named Lucas. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their second child this summer, too.
Bode Miller and his wife are pregnant again!
Olympian Bode Miller and his wife Morgan are expecting another baby.
The couple is already parents to sons Nash, 6, Easton, 2, and 18-month-old twins Asher and Aksel. Their daughter Emeline drowned in June 2018 when she was 19 months old. Bode also has two children, daughter Dace, 13, and son Nate, 8, from previous relationships.
“After losing Emmy, we both felt like we wanted to try for a girl. You know, there’s obviously no replacing kids,” Bode told People. “All of ours are so unique that it’s always a surprise, but then we had the identical twin boys [in 2019] and we were kind of like, ‘Whoa, maybe, maybe that’s the end for us.'”
“We constantly knew that we had more space in our hearts to give more love,” added Morgan.
In a post he shared to Instagram, Bode wrote, “Cats outta the bag: we’re at the finish line. Excited to announce that Miller baby ocho is due in November! @morganebeck you are beyond incredible.”
Congratulations to the growing family!
Jennifer Love Hewitt is pregnant!
Jennifer Love Hewitt is expecting baby number three!
Hewitt and husband Brian Hallisay are already parents to daughter Autumn James, 7, and son Atticus James, 5. Now they’re about to be a party of five!
The actress revealed her pregnancy on Instagram, writing, “Oh baby! We have another one on the way. So excited to finally share this news with all of you.”
In an interview with People, Hewitt said, “We had always been open to a third, but definitely didn’t think in the crazy year that the entire world was having that it would necessarily be this moment.”
“I feel like we’ve been able to so far raise two really special kids who will be great role models,” the 9-1-1 actress added. “This has been such a pleasant, beautiful, surprising gift in this time to be able to get to do all that again with another little human.”
Congratulations to the growing family!
Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins are having another girl!
The Rhett family is gaining another baby girl!
Country music star Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins revealed that they are expecting their fourth child together. Rhett shared a sweet photo of the couple on Instagram, writing, “Well… we are pregnant again!”
In the photo, the couple is holding Akins’ growing baby bump and smiling.
“Tonight when I was on stage in Fort Worth about to play ‘to the guys that date my girls’ my wife talked to me in my (ear monitors) and said ‘you can tell them if you want’ so anyways, now you know. We are pumped to be having our 4th girl🙌🙌🙌.”
The “Die A Happy Man” singer added, “feel free to buy all the merch you want, knowing that all the proceeds are going straight to all these weddings I’ll be paying for one day! Love you so much @laur_akins we always wanted a big thanksgiving table😭.”
In a post of her own, Akins revealed that their baby girl is due this November.
Rhett and Akins have three daughters: Willa Gray, 5, Ada James, 3, and Lennon Love, 1.
Congratulations to the growing family!
Danielle Fishel announced her second pregnancy on her 40th birthday!
What a sweet birthday surprise from Danielle Fishel!
The “Boy Meets World” alum announced her second pregnancy while celebrating her 40th birthday today.
“F O R T Y! I’ve never been more excited or hopeful for the next decade of my life,” she began a post on Instagram, where she shared a sweet picture of herself cradling her growing bump.
“I couldn’t be more grateful to enter my 40’s with my amazing husband and son, excitedly expecting the arrival of baby boy #2.”
Fishel married Jensen Karp in 2018. They welcomed their first son, Adler Lawrence, in 2019. He arrived four weeks early and had a prolonged stay in the NICU before the couple was able to bring Adler home.
“We feel helpless and powerless and useless and we wanted so badly to follow our ‘birth plan,’ unsurprisingly none of which involved leaving our beautiful baby boy at the hospital for the first weeks of his life,” Fishel wrote in his birth announcement.
Adler is now a healthy and happy toddler—who’s about to be a big brother!
Congratulations to the growing family!
HGTV star Erin Napier is pregnant with her 2nd child
Erin Napier, the star of HGTV’s Home Town, recently announced via Instagram that she’s expecting her 2nd child with husband and co-host Ben Napier. While it may be hard to believe that she’s already 32 weeks in this photo, Napier tells followers, “32 weeks. I know it’s weird,” noting that her 3-year-old daughter Helen, “hid the same way right up until the day she was born.”
Much to her surprise, Napier found out she was pregnant the day before filming the couple’s new show, Home Town Takeover. Suddenly allergic to her favorite face wash, Erin tells PEOPLE magazine, “My face was on fire, and my skin was peeling. I called one of my best friends, who’s an aesthetician, and I was like, “What is the deal?” She was like, “Are you pregnant?” I said no.”
After a visit to her doctor, the couple was able to confirm the news, telling PEOPLE, “It was happy news, and I’ve been allergic to my favorite face wash ever since. I didn’t know that you can suddenly become allergic to things that you’ve always been fine with. So, watch out everybody, if you’re suddenly allergic to something you’d never been allergic to.”
Baby number two, a girl, is due in May.
Abby De La Rosa, DJ and girlfriend of Nick Cannon, is expecting twin boys
Nick Cannon is a soon-to-be father to another set of twins with girlfriend and international DJ, Abby De La Rosa. Nick recently participated in a gorgeous maternity shoot featured on De La Rosa’s Instagram page where she wrote, “Your Dad & I will always be here for you both; in complete unison and support. No matter what this world may throw your way, know that forgiveness is key and what is for you – is for YOU! You both are already so loved and we can’t wait to meet you both.”
The Masked Singer host is already the father of 4 due to previous relationships with Brittany Bell, with whom he has 2 children, 3-year-old Golden and 1-year-old Powerful Queen, and ex-wife Mariah Carey, with whom he has 9-year-old twins, Moroccan and Monroe.
Eye’s Tan France and his husband Rob are expecting their first child via surrogate!
Tan France and his husband Rob are going to be fathers!
The Queer Eye star and his husband are currently expecting their first child via surrogate. Tan announced the happy news on Instagram with a fun photo of himself with an ultrasound image over his stomach.
“So happy to finally share that WE’RE HAVING A BABY!!” he writes. “No, I’m not pregnant, despite this VERY realistic pic. With the greatest gift/help of the most wonderful surrogate, Rob and I are lucky enough to be on our way to being parents, this Summer. Something we’ve wanted for SOooo many years.”
“Our hearts are so full right now. I cannot wait to hold this baby, and to show him so much love,” France concludes.
Rob France, an artist, shared a sweet, illustrated image of a baby on Instagram.
“We have a beautiful little angel on the way and I didn’t think it was humanly possible to feel like this. ❤️😭❤️😭” he wrote.
Congratulations to the parents-to-be!
One year after losing her son, Kara Keough Bosworth is pregnant!
Last year, Kara Keough Bosworth suffered the unthinkable when her son McCoy died following a complicated birth. The former Real Housewives of Orange County star shared an emotional post revealing that her son had experienced shoulder dystocia and a compressed umbilical cord during his delivery.
Now one year later, Keough Bosworth is preparing to welcome her rainbow baby. The mama shared her news on Instagram on Easter Sunday. But first, she paid tribute to her late son.
“For Christians, for Jews, and for me, this time is a reminder of the death of firstborn sons. Sacrifice. Suffering. Mourning. Grief,” Keough Bosworth wrote. “Why is this night different than other nights? Last Easter was the worst night of my life. We held our firstborn son in our arms as he took his final breaths. We spent time in the hell that is watching your child die.”
The mother also shared that this Easter has been much, much better for her family, along with an explanation of how the holiday ties into her happy news as well. “Despite that wretched Easter night, I can’t ignore that this day also represents rebirth. Renewed hope,” she wrote. “It is said that the word ‘Easter’ is derived from the goddess Eostre. Eostre, the goddess of fertility, symbolizes the birth of new life and the dawn of spring.”
Keough Bosworth, who also has a daughter, Decker, included a photo of an Easter basket filled with Easter eggs, baby books, a stuffed animal and a rainbow onesie—surely a nod to the rainbow baby who is on the way.
“We miss you, Mack-a-doodle,” the mama wrote. “Thank you for sending us this sacred gift. You’re a big brother! Tell Grandpa that I said he was right. He’ll know what I mean.”
The last line is a nod to the mama’s father, who died just weeks after his grandson’s death. Last year was truly an unthinkably difficult one for Keough Bosworth and her family, and we hope this rainbow baby brings them some much-needed joy.
Lilliana Vazquez is expecting her first child!
E! host Lilliana Vazquez is pregnant after a long fertility struggle. The 40-year-old shared the news with fans on Instagram with a gorgeous beach bump photo.
Vazquez said that while she’s feeling overjoyed now, there was a lot of “pain and heartbreak” along the way. “Over the last six years y’all have been a part of my day-to-day story,” Vazquez wrote. “But there’s a part of my story missing. And it’s finally time to share more of that [with] you.”
She shared how battling infertility and undergoing IVF treatment made her feel hopeless at times, and each month that passed without a positive pregnancy test made her question her self-worth. At times, she was ready to give up. “Would I ever experience the joy [of] being a mother?” Vazquez wrote. “Could we be happy if life were just the two of us? Was I enough?”
Thankfully, with “Baby M” on the way, Vazquez and husband Patrick McGrath no longer have to ponder those painful questions.
Vazquez ended her announcement with a heartfelt message for others trying to get pregnant. “To all of you out there fighting for your family, you’re not alone. I see your pain, I feel every disappointment and I know what it’s like to suffer, often in silence, while you pretend that everything is ok,” she wrote. “Please know that I’m here to listen unconditionally and without judgment, whenever you’re ready to share your story.”
Kirsten Dunst is expecting her second child!
Bring It On star Kirsten Dunst is pregnant!
Dunst revealed her baby bump in a cover shoot for the latest issue of W magazine. Dunst joked that the pretty poses weren’t easy to pull off with her growing belly. “Every shot was on the floor. I was like, ‘I can’t get up.’ I felt like Urkel,” she said.
This isn’t the first time Dunst has had a high-fashion moment during a pregnancy reveal. She and husband Jesse Plemmons are already parents to a 2-year-old boy named Ennis. Dunst confirmed that pregnancy by cradling her couture-clad bump in a photoshoot for Rodarte.
Having a family has been a goal for Dunst ever since she and Plemmons got engaged. “I’m at a stage in my life where I’m like, ‘I’ve been working since I was 3. It’s time to have babies and chill,'” she said in a 2017 interview with Marie Claire U.K. “I wasn’t one of those ‘I need a baby!’ people until my goddaughter was born. I love her so much. That love is just like… you can’t experience that unless you have a kid.”
Now, Dunst will soon get to experience that love times two!
Jason Derulo is expecting his first child with girlfriend
Jason Derulo is going to be a dad!
The “Ridin’ Solo” singer announced the happy news on Instagram with his girlfriend Jena Frumes.
Derulo shared a sweet video of the couple walking on a beach in the Bahamas that ends with the words “coming soon” written in the sand.
“Couldn’t be more excited for this new chapter in our life,” Derulo captioned the sentimental video.
Frumes shared an image of the couple together on social media, simply captioning it as “Mom & Dad.”
The couple began dating shortly before quarantine began. Last year, Derulo told Page Six that they met at the gym. In the same interview, Derulo opened up about the possibility of having children, saying, “You know, I think I’m getting to that age, you know what I’m saying?”
Congratulations to the happy couple!
Ilana Glazer is pregnant!
Former Broad City star Ilana Glazer is having a baby. The actor and comedian posted a sweet bump shot on Instagram to share the news with fans. It’ll be the first child for Glazer and husband David Rooklin. The two have been married since 2017.
Fans and friends were quick to offer congratulations to the mama-to-be, with co-star and real-life BFF Abbi Jacobson writing “Lil babe ❤️.” Talk show host Kelly Ripa also chimed in: “I’m not crying. I’m sobbing. Auntie MeMaw reporting for duty.”
Glazer’s baby news is a bit of life imitating art. She’s starring in the upcoming thriller False Positive—playing a mom who begins to grow suspicious of her fertility doctor. She told Entertainment Weekly that the timing is kind of mind-blowing. “This was not supposed to happen this way, but it’s just so eerie and cosmically funny that it has,” Glazer said.
The film is due out on Hulu in June, but no word yet on when Glazer herself is due.
Aja Naomi King is pregnant with a rainbow baby 🌈
Aja Naomi King is pregnant!
The How To Get Away With Murder actor shared an emotional essay to Instagram, where she revealed that she previously experienced two miscarriages.
“I also want to express that this beautiful journey has not been devoid of heartbreak. This is my beautiful little rainbow baby,” she wrote.
“I’ve been so deeply moved by the women who have openly shared their miscarriages. It brought me solace in a time that was incredibly painful to know I wasn’t alone. To understand that this experience is common, horrible but still common,” she added.
King says she’s learned that pain is not a competition and that “once you are touched by [loss], it stays with you forever.”
She’s grateful to be carrying a healthy child and hopes that her followers know that they’re not alone, wherever they are in the journey to parenthood.
The actor also shared a photo of herself, cradling her growing bump.
Granger Smith and his wife are expecting another child!
Almost two years after the tragic death of their son River, Granger and Amber Smith are expecting another child.
The country music star and his family announced their happy news with a video dedicated to River.
“We’re pregnant. I don’t have many words for this video. Life isn’t perfect. Sometimes it’s beat up and broken but it’s NEVER hopeless. God promises that. Our story isn’t finished yet, and neither is yours! Through our suffering and joy, God’s glory radiates through it all!” Smith wrote in the post. “A new Smith boy is due in August.”
In a separate post, Amber wrote, “Sweet Riv, because of the beautiful life you lived, we are forever changed and we will continue honoring your big, little legacy until we come home to you.”
River was three years old when he drowned at the family home in 2019.
The couple told People that they are still grieving their loss but they’re excited for their miracle baby, who’s due later this summer.
They also revealed they experienced a miscarriage and underwent IVF to bring this baby into the world.
“We didn’t want to stay stuck in our grief where we couldn’t grow as people and be the best parents that we can be for London and Lincoln,” Amber said. “And while this is, like Granger said, never going to be a replacement, we’re doing the best that we can moving forward carrying what we have to carry in this new road that we’re walking.”
We know the Granger family will continue to honor River’s life and legacy. Congratulations to the growing family!
Gal Gadot and her husband Jaron Varsano are expecting their
third child together!
Gal Gadot and her husband Jaron Varsano are expecting their third child together!
The Wonder Woman star announced the happy news on Instagram, with a sweet photo of her family holding her belly.
“Here we go again,” Gadot captioned the photo.
Gadot and Varsano are already parents to Alma, 9, and Maya, 3.
Gadot previously revealed that she filmed reshoots for the first Wonder Woman film while five months pregnant with Maya. The costume department covered her growing belly with green fabric that could be digitally altered in postproduction.
“On close-up I looked very much like Wonder Woman,” Gadot told EW. “On wide shots I looked very funny, like Wonder Woman pregnant with Kermit the Frog.”
Congratulations to the growing family!
Ellie Goulding is going to be a mom!
Ellie Goulding is pregnant! The “Love Me Like You Do” singer is expecting her first child with husband Caspar Jopling.
Goulding revealed she’s 30 weeks along in a new interview with Vogue.
She says she found out she was pregnant shortly after the couple’s one-year wedding anniversary. It was a happy surprise for the pair.
“The thought of getting pregnant didn’t seem like it could be a reality. Becoming pregnant kind of made me feel human.”
“I want a better word than ‘womanly,’ [but] I have curves I’ve never had before. I’m enjoying it. My husband’s enjoying it,” Goulding added.
In the interview, the singer also described the challenges she’s faced in her pregnancy so far.
“The sickness and tiredness was nothing I’d ever experienced before,” she said.
“I feel like it’s a taboo to talk about pregnancy as being challenging. It’s not always serene and like you’re not always glowing. I’m not saying that every second of this pregnancy has been miserable,” she clarified.
“It’s not always going to be easy. [But] I have a newfound respect for any woman who has children.”
We love how honest she is—and she’s so right! Pregnancy is hard and we don’t give women enough credit for all that they endure.
Congratulations to the parents-to-be!
Catelynn Powell and Tyler Baltierra are about to become
Catelynn Powell Baltierra and Tyler Baltierra are about to become parents again!
The Teen Mom OG stars have announced that they’re expecting a new addition to their family.
“This rainbow was worth the storm. Baby Baltierra coming soon,” Catelynn shared on Instagram, alongside a sweet photo of daughters Novalee and Vaeda wearing matching shirts that read, “My Parents Did Not Practice Social Distancing, Big Sister 2021.”
Catelynn also shared pictures of a positive pregnancy test and ultrasound.
The MTV stars were featured on the first season of 16 and Pregnant back in 2009, when Catelynn was pregnant with their first child. Viewers watched the teenagers decide on adoption for the little girl, who was named Carly.
Since then, the couple has had two more daughters and gotten married. In December 2020, Catelynn revealed that she experienced a miscarriage.
We’re thrilled for the Baltierra family and their rainbow baby!
Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald are expecting their fourth
child after pregnancy loss
Jessa (Duggar) Seewald and Ben Seewald are expecting baby number four!
“After the heartbreaking loss of a baby last year, we’re overjoyed to share that another little Seewald is on the way,” said the Counting On couple in a statement.
“The pregnancy is going smoothly, and both baby and Jessa are doing well. We are so grateful to God for the precious gift of a new life!”
Jessa and Ben are parents to Spurgeon, 5, Henry, 4, and Ivy, 1.
“The kids are delighted, and we can hardly wait to welcome this little one into our arms this summer.”
The Seewalds recently revealed that they lost a pregnancy in 2020, though they understandably haven’t shared many other details.
In an Instagram post, Jessa shared an image of their current baby’s latest ultrasound, writing, “We’re looking forward to summertime, and here’s our #1 reason! Thank you, God, for this precious gift! #RainbowBaby 🌈.”
Jessa is the fifth oldest of the 19 children from the original 19 Kids and Counting reality series on TLC. The new baby will be the 21st grandchild in the Duggar family.
Sunset’s Christine Quinn is pregnant!
Christine Quinn is expecting her first child with husband Christian Richard!
The Selling Sunset star shared the happy news with PEOPLE.
“We happily can share the news that we are going to be parents!” Quinn told PEOPLE. “I’m a firm believer in manifesting my dreams and ’til this day, have always done so. This beautiful pregnancy was manifested. We knew that we wanted to create a family in 2021 and I envisioned myself pregnant as I did my daily meditations.”
“We are so grateful to be expecting our first child,” she added. “I’m so ready for what this next chapter holds and cannot wait to be a mom!”
Quinn and Richard tied the knot in December 2019.
Quinn has been a cast member of Selling Sunset since the show premiered on Netflix in 2019.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex just announced that Meghan Markle is pregnant again!
A spokesperson for the couple announced today, “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.”
Archie will be two years old in May.
The spokesperson also shared a sweet black-and-white photograph of Harry and Meghan. In the photo, Harry is sitting up, while Meghan is lying on her back with her head in her husband’s lap. Her hand is also placed over her visible baby bump.
37 years ago to the day, Princess Diana announced her pregnancy with Harry. The couple’s spokesperson shared a photo of the front page of the Daily Express with the headline that read, “Valentine’s Day joy for Charles and Diana.”
What a sweet way to honor Princess Diana and include her in the birth announcement of their second child!
Congratulations to the happy and growing family!
Marie Kondo is pregnant with baby #3!
The decluttering expert and her husband are expecting their third child!
Kondo announced the news on Instagram, sharing a picture of herself wearing a flowing pink dress and cradling her growing bump.
“I have some news! Another bundle of joy on the way,” she captioned the image.
Kondo, 36, and husband Takumi Kawahara are also parents to daughters Satsuki and Miko.
Kondo might be best known for her Netflix hit show, “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” where she offers useful tips for keeping spaces clean.
“When I first became a mother, I felt frustrated when I couldn’t tidy my home exactly the way I wanted,” she wrote on her website.
“Then, after having my second child, I didn’t even have the energy to consider some of my former practices around the house!”
Kondo added, “Motherhood taught me to be more forgiving of myself. The joy that comes from parenting exceeds any satisfaction that could have come from a perfectly neat home.”
Halsey is expecting her first child!
Halsey just announced her pregnancy with a trio of photos featuring her growing belly on Instagram.
“Surprise!” captioned the singer, along with emojis for a baby bottle, rainbow, and an infant angel.
In the first picture, she’s wearing a crocheted rainbow top and blue jeans.
Halsey didn’t immediately release any other details about her pregnancy, although screenwriter Alev Aydin is tagged on her bare bump in the photo.
Aydin commented on the post, “Heart so full, I love you, sweetness.” Halsey replied, “I love you!!!!! And I love this mini human already!”
Halsey’s rainbow top and emojis may be a reference to her previous pregnancy loss.
In a 2018 interview on The Doctors, the singer revealed that shortly after finding out she was pregnant, she suffered a miscarriage during a performance.
“And before I could really figure out what that meant to me and what that meant for my future, for my career, for my life, for my relationship, the next thing I knew I was on stage miscarrying in the middle of my concert,” she said.
The singer also revealed that she had surgery to treat her endometriosis, a condition that she had struggled with for years.
We’re so happy for Halsey and her rainbow baby!
Brett Young + wife Taylor are expecting baby #2 🎉
Country singer Brett Young and his wife are expecting their second child!
The couple is already parents to their 15-month-old daughter, Presley Elizabeth.
Young and his wife announced the pregnancy in People this week. The “Lady” singer told the magazine that they knew they wanted to give Presley a little sibling.
“We really wanted them to be close enough in age so they could have a lot of things in common and be best friends,” Young says. “Tay had her sister close in age growing up, so we both felt strongly we wanted Presley to have the same.”
“Tay is so close with her sister, and that’s something we always knew we wanted for Presley,” he adds. “We feel very blessed!”
Taylor is due this summer. Congratulations!
Nick Carter + wife Lauren expecting no.3 after miscarriages
Backstreet Boys band member Nick Carter is expecting his third child with his wife Lauren who didn’t find out she was pregnant until she was 5 and a half months pregnant!
” I didn’t have any symptoms, I didn’t have anything indicating that I was pregnant. One day I just, I felt something move in my body and I said, ‘Nick, there’s something not right. I think I need to go to the doctor. Something’s wrong with me.’ I was not supposed to be able to have any more children, so I never assumed that I was pregnant,” Lauren tells People.
The pregnancy was super surprising after Lauren suffered multiple miscarriages, something she describes as really traumatic.
Things are going well in this pregnancy and the new baby will join 4-year-old Odin and 15-month-old Saoirse.
Emma Stone is pregnant with her first child 🎉
Actress Emma Stone and her husband Dave McCary are expecting a baby, People reports.
The couple were married in 2020 and have not yet publicly talked about the pregnancy, but back in 2018, Stone explained her feelings on family during an interview for Elle, stating: “My perspective about kids has changed as I’ve gotten older. I never babysat or anything. As a teenager, I was like, I’m never getting married, I’m never having kids. And then I got older and I was like, I really want to get married, I really want to have kids.”
Lauren and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino are adding to the Jersey Shore family!
Lauren and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino are the latest Jersey Shore couple to start a family. The duo announced the big news on social media this week, noting the due date is May 2021.
This is a rainbow baby for the couple who just celebrated their second wedding anniversary. They’ve been through a lot since getting married in 2018: Mike went to prison for tax evasion three months after they got married, and served 8 months. After his release in September 2019 Lauren became pregnant but suffered a miscarriage.
“It was the most traumatic thing I’ve ever experienced in my life, and I think also for Mike, because he was seeing me suffer and he didn’t know how to take it away,” she told People.
Things are changing for the couple and 2020 has proven to have some bright spots.
Cast member Deena Cortese (who is also pregnant) was quick to comment on the social media pregnancy announcement: “So excited for you both! Love you guys so much.”
Karlie Kloss is expecting her first child
Model (and former Taylor Swift bestie) Karlie Kloss is pregnant!
Multiple outlets have reported Kloss and her Joshua Kushner (Ivanka Trump’s brother-in-law) are expecting their first child together.
According to People, 28-year-old Kloss is pretty thrilled to be expecting her first child two years after marrying Kushner.
Kloss has not yet made an announcement on social media or spoken publicly about the pregnancy.
Jersey Shore Star Deena Cortese just announced her 2nd pregnancy with the a Halloween-themed pregnancy announcement 🎃
It’s a new era for Jersey Shore’s Deena Cortese, who just announced she and her husband Chris Buckner are expecting their second child.
The two already share 21-month-old son CJ. Back when he was a baby Cortese shared that motherhood is harder than she thought it would be, but she’s proven to be up to the challenge, even when online trolls mom-shamed her.
We hope that welcoming her second child is a bit easier (and that Instagram users are a bit more empathetic). Cortese’s second baby is due in May 2021, an announcement she made via a Hocus Pocus-themed photo shoot.
Along with Chris and CJ, she sported a themed T-shirt announcing the good news (mama’s says: “I smell a child”, a line from the beloved Halloween classic) and her due date is painted on a pumpkin.
Congratulations on your little pumpkin, Deena!
Hilary Duff is expecting baby no. 3!
Hilary Duff and her husband Matthew Koma are expecting another baby!
This little one will join 2-year-old big sister Banks, and big brother Luca, who Duff shares with her ex, Mike Comrie.
“We are growing!!!” Duff captioned a video announcement on Instagram, which shows Koma rubbing her belly.
Congratulations to this growing family!
Katharine McPhee + David Foster are expecting a baby!
American Idol alum Katharine McPhee and her husband, music mogul David Foster, are expanding their family.
McPhee, 36, is pregnant, People reports. This is her first child and Foster’s sixth. Foster, age 70, is already dad to five women between the ages of 34 and 50.
The age gap between McPhee’s baby and their half-siblings is larger than most, but as Foster’s daughter Erin (age 38) previously told People, the age-gap in the McPhee-Foster marriage has been good for Foster’s grown kids.
“Interestingly, the age difference has played a role in a positive way,” Erin Foster previously told People. “Our dad comes from a generation where women are more passive. He is also passive about his feelings. Kat has really pushed him to open up. We could get into a fight, and then Kat’s like, ‘No, you have to pick up the phone, call your daughter back.’ She’s a facilitator, which is really important. She pushes him to be more emotional and more vulnerable.”
Meghan Trainor + Daryl Sabara are having a baby!
Singer Meghan Trainor and Spy Kids actor Daryl Sabara are going to be parents!
“You all know how long I’ve wanted this!!!!” Trainor captioned a recent Instagram post of a sonogram. “@darylsabara and I are so beyond happy and excited to meet this little cutie early next year! WE’RE PREGNANTTTTT!!!”
As E! News reports, this news comes almost two years after the couple’s wedding.
Surprise! Kelly Rowland is pregnant with baby no. 2!
As CNN reports, Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child is expecting her second child. Rowland broke the news via the cover of Women’s Health.
She told the magazine she and her husband Tim Weatherspoon wanted to expand their family, and the quarantine just sped things up.
“We had been talking about it loosely, and then Covid happened, and we were just like, ‘Let’s see what happens,'” Rowland said.
Frankie Muniz calls wife Paige Price’s pregnancy ‘a real-life miracle’
Malcolm in the Middle star Frankie Muniz is known for playing the middle brother but he’s about to be a dad!
Muniz and wife Paige Price just announced they’re expecting a baby and Price is due in March.
“This is the biggest announcement I’ve ever made!!!” Muniz said on Twitter.
The couple has been married for 4 years and wasn’t always sure this day would come. ‘
“When we found out we were expecting, I think we were both in a state of disbelief,” Price said. “We knew that we wanted this, but we were told our chances weren’t that great.”
According to Price, dealing with infertility made going to every doctor’s appointment very difficult. Now that she is 15 weeks along she can’t believe it, and neither can Muniz (who is adorably thrilled).
“We felt like we were living and experiencing a real-life miracle for the first time. The second I heard that heartbeat, reality set in. I was throwing out baby names and future career choices,” Muniz says in a video posted to social media.
Rose Leslie + Kit Harrington are expecting their first child! 🎉
Actors Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie fell in love on the set of Game of Thrones and while the series is over their marriage continues…and now their family is growing.
Yes, Leslie is pregnant, as the world learned via a photo shoot for Make Magazine that the magazine’s Fashion Director Ursula Lake posted to Instagram.
“A very special all woman team photographic shoot capturing Rose at this wonderful time as she prepares for motherhood for the first time!” wrote Lake.
The couple have not publicly discussed the pregnancy yet.
Princess Eugenie + Jack Brooksbank are expecting a baby
Another royal baby is on the way. Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank are expecting, the palace said in an official statement.
It reads: “Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in early 2021.
Princess Eugenie also made the announcement on her personal Instagram. She posted a photos showing the couple holding up baby slippers and a portrait of her and her husband.
She captioned the pics: “Jack and I are so excited for early 2021…”
Mandy Moore is pregnant with her first child! 🎉
Huge news for This Is Us fans! Mandy Moore just announced her pregnancy and the congratulations are rolling in from fans worldwide.
Moore and her husband Taylor Goldsmith look absolutely thrilled in their Instagram baby announcement (photographed by Jenna Jones), which Moore captioned “Baby Boy Goldsmith coming early 2021.”
The actress and singer married Goldsmith in 2018 and Moore has been playing a mama on TV even longer than that. Back in 2017, she told E! News that her role on This Is Us made her “ovaries start kicking.”
Three years later she can feel a baby kicking!
Congratulations to Mandy + Taylor! 🎉
Brittany Cartwright + Jax Taylor are expecting a baby!
Vanderpump Rules fans have another birth to look forward to as Brittany + Jax join the growing number of current and former cast members becoming parents.
The couple broke the news on Instagram where they both posted the same series of photographs with their sonogram photo.
“Mom & Dad. The love of our lives is coming soon,” Brittany captioned her post.
Dad-to-be Jax captioned his slides: “Sooooo,……..I am gonna be Dad..”
This baby will have a lot of company at VPR reunions.
The couple’s VPR colleague Lala Kent is expecting a baby girl with her fiancé Randall Emmett and former cast member (and Jax’s ex) Stassi Schroeder is also expecting a girl with her fiancé, Beau Clarke.
Ashley Tisdale is going to be a mama! 🎉
Ashley Tisdale dropped some huge news on Instagram—she’s pregnant!
The 35-year-old High School Musical actress and her husband Christopher French both posted a series of pregnancy photos to their accounts. Tisdale didn’t add a caption and just let her bump speak for itself.
Her former co-star Vanessa Hudgens was quick to comment, writing “Just the freaking cutest.”
Tisdale and French have been married since 2014 and have talked about wanting kids in the past but Tisdale says the constant questions about whether or when they would start a family were overwhelming.
“[After] I got engaged EVERYONE (and I mean everyone!) asked when I was getting married,” she wrote on her blog, Frenshe. “Then, once I was married, everyone was asking when I was having kids. To be honest, it just felt invasive. I wasn’t ready for that step yet and I wanted to be selfish and have Chris all to myself for a while.”
She continues: “[G]oing through my mental health journey, it wouldn’t have been the right timing for such a huge life change. I’m not naive about how a baby changes everything as I have a niece and plenty of friends with kids. I’m glad I worked on myself before we decided to make this decision. After six years of marriage, we built a strong foundation, and the timing just felt right.”
Tisdale says her first trimester hasn’t been easy but she’s looking forward to the rest of this journey and to sharing her family’s story on her own timeline.
Tisdale reminds the world that if, when or how a person chooses to start a family are personal questions and we never know someone else’s story.
Country singer Mickey Guyton is pregnant! 🎉
Country musician Mickey Guyton is expecting her first child with her husband, Grant Savoy.
This year has already been an intense one for the “Black Like Me” singer and it’s now even more emotional.
“God sent me an angel in these dark times and I am beyond grateful and terrified and all of the things,” she wrote over an Instagram story showing a bump selfie.
“I’m so excited to announce that I’m having a baby! My life completely changed in an instant. Literally nothing else matters,” Guyton captioned an Instagram post of her ultrasound photos. “I’m so excited and terrified all at the same time. I have no idea what I am doing but am so thankful that God chose me to be this baby’s mom 😭👶🏽🤰🏾”
Bindi Irwin is expecting her first child with her husband Chandler Powell
Newlywed Bindi Irwin is pregnant!
The 22-year-old mama-to-be is expecting a baby with husband Chandler Powell, who she married in March.
“Baby Wildlife Warrior due 2021,” Irwin captioned an Instagram announcement showing the couple holding up a baby-sized Australia Zoo uniform.
“Chandler and I are proud to announce that we’re expecting! It’s an honour to share this special moment in our lives with you.”
Congratulations Bindi! 🎉
Emma Roberts is talking about her pregnancy for the first time 🎉
Back in June, multiple outlets reported actress Emma Roberts was pregnant, but the 29-year-old actress and her boyfriend Garrett Hedlund, 35, hadn’t publicly commented on the pregnancy…until now.
On August 30 Roberts posted a series of photos to Instagram, the first shows her in a beautiful dress, holding her bump. Hedlund appears alongside her in the next two photos. She captioned the pics: “Me…and my two favourite guys”, which suggests the couple are expecting a baby boy!
Fellow new mom (and Scream Queens co-star) Lea Michele commented on the post, writing: “You will be the greatest mama. I love you Em! Boy moms together💙.”
Surprise! Teyana Taylor reveals pregnancy in her new music video
When Teyana Taylor’s new music video hit the internet so did the news of her second pregnancy. In the music video for “Wake Up Love” Taylor’s bump makes its debut, alongside big sister Iman Tayla and Taylor’s husband, Iman Shumpert.
“Everybody is just excited. I can’t wait,” Taylor told People. I’ve got three more months left until we meet our little princess.”
The new single is the fifth from Taylor’s upcoming release, “The Album”.
Former Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder is pregnant with her first child
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Shortly after being fired from Vanderpump Rules because former co-star Faith Stowers accused Schroder and other cast members of racist actions, Stassi Schroder has confirmed she is pregnant with her first child.
Schroder has not yet publicly commented on her pregnancy but has apologized for the series of events that led to her leaving the Bravo series.
“Racially insensitive comments from my past have resurfaced. It is important that I continue to take accountability for what I have said and done, while pushing myself to do better,” Schroeder wrote on Instagram. “I have grown significantly from the person I was then, and I am still filled with remorse and regret for the hurt I caused. I am grateful for the people in my life that continue to check me and push me to evolve into a more educated person.”
Schroder is engaged to Beau Clark. The two had planned to get married this summer but postponed the event due to COVID-19.
[A version of this post was originally published October 21, 2018. It has been updated. ]