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actress Claire Danes
and husband Hugh Dancy
welcomed their first child, Cyrus
Michael, on December 17, 2012.
It's a baby boy for The Mentalist
actress Samaire Armstrong
was born December 16, 2012.
Model Marisa Miller
and husband Griffin Guess welcomed their first child, Gavin
Lee Guess, on December 13, 2012.
It's Baby #2 in 2012 for super-couple Gisele Bündchen
and Tom Brady
has a name that evokes old Hollywood: Vivan
Lake. The little lady joins big brother Benjamin
(born 2009) and Brady's eldest son, John
and husband Max Handelman welcomed a second son, Magnus
. Like his brother, Felix
, he was born via surrogate
Welcome, Aden John Tanner! Born in 2012, Aden the son of Tamera Mowry
and Adam Houseley—cousin to Cree, the son of Tia Mowry
and Cory Hardrict, born June 2011.
After six months comes the official word on the name for Uma Thurman
and Arpad Busson's 2012 mystery daughter is quite a mouthful: Rosalind
Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Luckily, she goes by Luna
Welcome to the world Wilhelmina
Jane Hanson. The fifth child of Taylor Hanson—of the 90s pop rock band Hanson—and wife Natalie joins siblings Ezra
, and Viggo.
Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth welcomed a son, Tennessee James, on Thursday, September 27. The healthy baby boy joins big sister Ava
and brother Deacon
from Reese's marriage to Ryan Phillippe.
On September 26, Drew Barrymore gave birth to her first child, a girl named Olive
Brazilian Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima and her husband, former NBA player Marko Jaric, welcomed another girl, Sienna
, to their family. She joins older sister Valentina
, born in November 2009.
Poppy and Charlie
A double bundle of joy! True Blood
actors Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer welcomed twins Charlie
in September. These are the first children together for Moyer and Paquin who were married in 2010.
On September 6, Carson Daly and girlfriend Siri Pinter welcomed a baby girl with a rich, Jazz-inspired name: Etta
Jones. She joins big brother Jackson
Dixie Chick Emily Robison and her boyfriend, Martin Strayer, have welcomed their first child together. Violet
Isabel made her appearance on September 4 and weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Robison is also mom to twins Juliana and Henry and son Charles from a previous relationship.
Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott welcomed a baby boy on August 30. "We are so excited to announce the birth of the newest member of the McDermott family!" writes The Craft Wars
host on her website. Her new little man, Finn
Davey, weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins siblings Liam, Stella, and Hattie.
The long wait for a baby has finally ended for Apprentice
winner Bill Rancic and his wife, E! News
anchor and Fashion Police
co-host Giuliana Rancic. The couple welcomed a son on August 29 via a gestational surrogate. "The 'Duke' has landed! Edward
Duke Rancic was welcomed into the world last night at 7 lbs., 4 oz.," Bill Rancic writes. The couple had struggled with infertility, miscarriage, and breast cancer.
Nicole Polizzi, aka Snooki, and her fiancé, Jionni LaValle, welcomed a baby boy on August 26. "I am SO IN LOVE with my son Lorenzo
Dominic! I had my little man last night, healthy at 6 lbs! HE'S MY WORLD!" tweets the Jersey Shore
Actress Anna Faris and her hubby, Chris Pratt, recently welcomed a baby boy they named Jack
. "He arrived earlier than expected and will be spending some time in the NICU," their rep says in a statement. Pratt, who stars in Parks and Recreation
, and Faris married in 2009.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, welcomed their third son on August 15. "Brittany and I are proud to say that Callen
Christian Brees was born yesterday evening in New Orleans," tweets Brees. Callen joins big bros Bowen
, born in October 2010, and Baylen
, born in January 2009.
Superman is a dad! Partners
star Brandon Routh and actress Courtney Ford welcomed a baby boy on August 10. Leo
James weighed 8 pounds and is the couple's first child.
Reality star Kristin Cavallari and her Chicago Bears quarterback husband-to-be Jay Cutler, welcomed a baby boy on August 8. "We are thrilled to welcome Camden
Jack Cutler into the world," Cavallari tweets. "He was born this morning weighing 7 lbs., 9 oz. Everyone is doing great!"
Jen Scheft of The Bachelor
and The Bachelorette
fame, and her husband, Joe Waterman, welcomed baby number two on July 31. Charlotte
Grace weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and joins big sis Mae Elizabeth, who was born in November 2010.
Mike Eli of the Eli Young Band, and his wife, Kacey, welcomed their first child on July 30. Daughter Kline Olivia weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.
Patrick Fabian, star of The Newsroom
, and his wife, Mandy Steckelberg, are parents to another little girl. Delilah
Grace was born on July 28 and weighed a healthy 8 pounds, 12 ounces. She joins big sister Abbey Ray, born in September 2010. "Now I live in the House of Estrogen," Fabian tells People
Jai and Dev
It's double the fun for Unforgettable
star Daya Vaidya and her husband, Don Wallace! The couple welcomed identical twin sons on July 25. Jai
Blue weighed in at 5 pounds, 8 ounces, and brother Dev
Eshaan weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces.
Actress Elizabeth Berkley and husband, artist and designer Greg Lauren, welcomed their first baby, son Sky Cole, on July 20. As they told People, "The moment we both saw him it was love at first sight."
Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and his wife, Allison, welcomed their second child on July 20. Dylan
Jay weighed in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces.
Singer-songwriter Alisan Porter and her hubby, Brian Autenrieth, are the proud parents of a baby baby. Mason
Blaise arrived July 17 and weighed 7 pounds.
It's a girl for actor Kelsey Grammer! The Boss
star and his wife, Kayte, welcomed daughter Faith
Evangeline Elisa on July 13. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces.
Actress Sienna Miller and her boyfriend, Tom Sturridge, welcomed a baby girl over the weekend. Marlowe
made her debut in London, and is the couple's first child.
A new reality star has arrived! Kourtney Kardashian and her boyfriend, Scott Disick, welcomed their second child on July 8. Penelope
Scotland weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and joins big bro Mason, born in December 2009.
star Caterina Scorsone and her husband, Rob Giles, welcomed their first child on July 6. Eliza
was delivered at home
by a midwife in Los Angeles.
star Jackson Rathbone and his girlfriend, Sheila Hafsadi, are the proud parents of a baby boy. Born on July 5, Monroe
Jackson Rathbone VI weighed in at 8 pounds, 11 ounces.
Model/actress Josie Maran and her husband, Ali Alborzi, welcomed a baby girl on July 1. Indi
Joon was born via water birth
at the couple's family farm, and weighed 7 1/2 pounds.
Actor Josh Lucas and his wife, Jessica, are new parents! The couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on June 29. Noah
Rev Maurer weighed a healthy 9 pounds, 4 ounces.
is a mama! The actress/supermodel and her husband, Scott Stuber, welcomed a baby boy on June 19. Brooks
Alan is the couple's first child. "He weighs in at just over 7 lbs., and I could just eat him up he's so sweet!" Molly writes on her website
It's a boy for Lisa Loeb
! The singer and her hubby, Roey Hershkovitz, welcomed Emet Kuli on June 15. Emet weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and joins big sis Lyla Rose, born in November 2009.
How I Met Your Mother and American Reunion star Alyson Hannigan and her hubby, Alexis Denisof, welcomed another daughter on May 23. Keeva Jane joins big sister Satyana, born in March 2009.
It's a girl for actress Natasha Gregson Wagner and her boyfriend, Barry Watson! Born on May 30, Clover
Clementyne weighed in at 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Clover was inspired by the movie Inside Daisy Clover
, who starred Natasha's late mom, Natalie Wood.
Jenna von Oy and her husband, Brad Bratcher, welcomed daughter Gray
Audrey on May 21—three weeks early. Gray weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was delivered via C-section.
Thor (aka Chris Hemsworth
) has a daughter! The star of The Avengers
and his wife, Elsa Pataky, welcomed daughter India
Rose on May 11.
The Big Bang Theory
star Simon Helberg
and his wife, Jocelyn Towne, welcomed daughter Adeline
on May 8. The baby girl is the couple's first child.
and hubby Christopher Backus are the proud parents of four now! The actress gave birth to daughter Lucia
on May 3. She joins siblings Holden, born in June 2009, Johnny, born in May 2006, and Mattea, born in November 2004.
Dancing with the Stars
' season 13 winner, J.R. Martinez
, and his girlfriend, Diana Gonzalez-Jones, danced into parenthood on May 2 when they welcomed daughter Lauryn
Anabelle. The baby girl weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
Actress Marley Shelton
and her husband, Beau Flynn, welcomed their second daughter on May 1. Ruby
Jeanne joins big sister West, born in September 2009.
's baby girl has arrived! The star and her fiancé, Eric Johnson, welcomed daughter Maxwell
Drew on May 1. She weighed in at a healthy 9 pounds, 13 ounces.
It's daughter number two for Maggie Gyllenhaal
and her hubby, Peter Sarsgaard. The couple welcomed Gloria
Ray on April 19. Gloria joins big sister Ramona, born in October 2006.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are grandparents! Jack Osbourne
and his fiancée, Lisa Stelly, welcomed daughter Pearl
on April 24. The bundle of pink weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces.
American Idol runner-up Bo Bice and his wife, Caroline, welcomed baby number four on April 23! And this time it's a girl! Merrin Elizabeth Joy weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and joins big brothers Ean Jacob, born in January 2010, Caleb James, born in August 2008, and Aidan Michael, born in September 2005.
Country crooner Joe Nichols
and his wife, Heather, are the proud parents of a baby girl. Dylan
River was born on April 17, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces.
star Michael Weatherly
and his wife, Bojana Jankovic, welcomed a baby girl on April 10. "Gentlefolk of Twitter and elsewhere, Bojana and I are proud to announce the arrival yesterday of Olivia
Weatherly! #SpecialAgentWeatherly," Weatherly tweets.
has another man in her life. The arrival of Zayne
on April 9 was somewhat of a surprise for the country singer and her boyfriend, David Wilson, who thought they were expecting twins. The baby boy is Mindy's first child.
Dallas Cowboy quarterback Tony Romo and his wife, Candice Crawford, welcomed a baby boy on April 9. Hawkins Crawford Romo weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and is the couple's first child.
is shining on Kaitlin Olson
and hubby Rob McElhenney
. The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
co-stars welcomed a baby boy on April 5. Leo
Grey weighed in at 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and joins big brother Axel Lee, born in September 2010.
and his wife, Emma, welcomed a baby girl on April 1. No foolin'! Mabel Ray
weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and is the couple's first child together. Bruce has three grown daughters from his first marriage to Demi Moore, Rumer, Scout, and Tallulah.
Crazy, Stupid, Love actress Beth Littleford and her husband, Rob Fox, have adopted a little girl. Halcyon "Hallie" Juna was born on March 23 and weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. She joins big brother Jackson, born in July 2005.
is a mama! The actress and her husband, Mike Comrie, welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on March 20. Luca
Cruz weighed in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces.
Charlize Theron has joined the hot mamas club! The actress announced she's adopted a baby boy named Jackson
. No other details have been released, but stay tuned!
Suburgatory star Jeremy Sisto and his wife, Addie Lane, welcomed a baby boy on March 9. Bastian Kick Sisto joins big sister Charlie-Ballerina, born in June 2009.
It's a boy for James and Kimberly Van Der Beek! The couple welcomed Joshua
on March 13. "Had my first son this morning … well, actually, my wife had him," tweets the former star of Dawson's Creek
. The baby boy joins big sister Olivia
, born in September 2010.
Alexis Stewart, daughter of Martha Stewart, welcomed a baby boy on March 6. Truman
arrived via a surrogate and joins big sister Jude
, who was also born via a surrogate in 2011.
It was a Leap Day baby for Linda Cardellini! The former star of E.R.
and Freaks and Geeks
and her boyfriend, Steve Rodriguez, welcomed daughter Lilah
on February 29.
It's another girl for Jason Bateman and his wife, Amanda Anka (her dad is singer Paul Anka). The couple welcomed daughter Maple Sylvie on February 10. Maple joins big sister Francesca, born in October 2006.
It's a boy for Robert Downey Jr. and his wife, Susan. Exton Elias Downey was born on February 7 and weighed a healthy 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Exton joins big brother Indio—born in 1993—from Downey's previous marriage.
star Sarah Drew is a mom! Son Micah
Emmanuel Lanfer was born on January 18 and weighed in at 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
James and Fiona
star Danny Pudi and his wife, Bridget, welcomed twins on January 12. The first-time parents named their son James Timothy and their little girl Fiona
Leigh. "Daddyhood times 2! Thank you for all the well wishes. We couldn't be more excited. Here's to being pooped and peed on!" the actor tweets.
Actress Lindsay Sloane and her husband, Dar Rollins, are first-time parents! The couple welcomed daughter Maxwell Lue on January 19.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z are parents! The couple welcomed a baby girl on January 7. Blue Ivy Carter weighed in at 7 pounds and is the first child for the superstar couple.
Without a Trace star Roselyn Sanchez and her husband, Eric Winter, welcomed a baby girl on January 4. Sebella Rose weighed in at 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and is the couple's first child.