When the news breaks that starlets are expecting the newswires go haywire. Many famous, first-time moms made the list for 2012 and we even included the latest addition to the mommy-to-be party – Kate Middleton.
Kate Middleton is pregnant. Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting a baby according to the Huffington Post. Paparazzi has been on the look out for a baby bump since their wedding last year, and rumors have been following The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for months after Kate turned down wine for water. The beautiful Duchess has been admitted to London hospital for acute morning sickness. Believed to be less than 12 weeks along, the world will no doubt be celebrating a royal baby boy or girl next summer. He or she will be Queen Elizabeth II’s third great-grandchild. No doubt the fashion media is gearing up for coverage of the exquisite maternity wear that the beautiful Kate Middleton will be wearing.
The actress who played the sweet and innocent Charlotte from Sex and the City finally got what she had always wanted when she adopted beautiful baby girl Gemma Rose back in October 2011. At 46 she had become a single mother and has never been happier. She had apparently been dating West Wing and Newsroom genius screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, but rumors are that they split back in August of this year.
Beyonce Knowles started her new life as a mom when she welcomed her baby boy Blue Ivy in January of this year. Father and husband, American rapper and record producer Jay-Z have been married since 2008. With her fierce figured beauty and amazing voice, Beyonce has earned a total of 16 Grammys and is the third most honored woman in Grammy history. She got her start with the pop sensation Destiny’s Child and brought the house down when she sang the Etta James classic, “At Last,” for President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at their first inaugural ball.
The stork delivered baby boy Arthur Saint Bleick to Selma Blair back in July of 2011. The father is boyfriend and fashion designer Jason Bleick. Rumors had it that Jason and Selma had been fighting, and apparently in September of this year, the Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions actress split and is now a single mom.
Beautiful blonde bombshell and pop singer Jessica Simpson had a baby girl this past May. She and her fianc'e, Eric Johnson, proudly named the new edition to their family Maxwell Drew Johnson. The father is her fianc'e Eric Johnson, a former professional football player for the San Francisco 49ers. Babies must agree with her as she is expecting again only seven months after the first baby was born. She will have to fight the baby weight gain once again. She told Huffington Post that the second pregnancy was definitely not planned.
Singer and songwriter Pink became a mother last year when she welcomed Willow Sage Hart in to her household. Apparently named after her favorite tree she gave her baby girl the unique and beautiful name. The father is freestyle motocross racer husband Carey Hart with whom Pink has dealt with a rocky marriage since 2006.
Jersey Shore party animal sensation Snooki gave birth to her baby boy Lorenzo Dominic in August of this year. The 25-year-old reality MTV star, whose name is Nicole Polizzi, made Snooki a household name. The father, a New Jersey native, is fianc'e Jionni LaVelle and is apparently studying to be a teacher and youth wrestling coach. The two met on the set while filming Jersey Shore and Snooki must have faced quite a challenge to live a mellower lifestyle during those nine months.
It's hard to believe that adorable Disney teenage star Lizzie McGuire has grown up and started a family of her own. Actress Hilary Duff brought baby boy Luca Comrie into the world in March of this year. Her husband and father of the baby is retired Canadian hockey player Mike Comrie who played for The Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. The pair has been married since 2010.
May brought a blessing to actress Charlize Theron's life when she adopted a baby boy named Jackson. Although she brought the baby home at just nine days old, she had to suffer through the stress of waiting until the adoption became final. Being an adoption, the father is unknown and Theron could not be happier becoming a single mother. Born and raised in South Africa, no doubt it was a treat to bring Jackson to her home country while shooting the latest Mad Max film. Rumors have been flying across the net that she has fallen for Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet, however most sources have confirmed that they are just friends.
The stunning beauty that made her splash on the big screen in the film Leon: The Professional became a star with her role as Queen Amidala in the new Star Wars franchise. She and her husband, Black Swan's French choreographer Benjamin Millepied, welcomed their baby boy named Aleph in June of this year. The name Aleph is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet and also represents the number one. Born in Jerusalem, Israel this talented actress is just getting started with a Best Actress Oscar to her name. She and Millepied were married in Big Sur, California this past August. Their romance began during the filming of Black Swan where he not only choreographed Portman and the rest of the dancers in the film, the dancer fittingly ended up playing the role of the prince.
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Baby girl Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel entered the world back in January of this year. This is Bryce Dallas Howard's second child and pictures on the web don't lie as they show her struggle in losing the baby weight. The father is husband and Fringe's 31-year-old co-star Seth Gabel who has reportedly just joined the cast of CW's Arrow.
A little over a year ago, Mad Men star January Jones gave birth to adorable baby boy Xander Dean Jones. Rumors flew across the net linking possible baby daddies as Ashton Kutcher, Josh Groban, and even Jason Sudekis. The baby daddy mystery was not solved until this past summer when it was revealed that the father was none other than director Noah Miller. The two have been dating since they met on the set of Sweetwater.
Singer and songwriter Jewel welcomed her baby boy Kase Townes Murray back in the summer of 2011. She and her husband, professional bull rider Ty Murray, have been enjoying life on their 2,400 acre Texas ranch. According to People.com the baby’s name was inspired by one of her favorite singers named Townes Van Zandt. The beautiful Alaskan born singer/ songwriter Jewel has four Grammy nominations under her belt.