Congratulations are in order for Katherine Schwarzenegger, who welcomed her second child with husband Chris Pratt on May 21. Schwarzenegger gave birth to a healthy baby girl named Eloise Christina, the proud parents shared the news on Instagram. “We are so excited to announce the birth of our second daughter,” the two wrote to their respective Instagram accounts. “We feel beyond blessed and grateful.”
Eloise joins sister Lyla, 1, and big brother Jack, 9, whom Pratt shares with ex-wife Anna Faris.JORDAN STRAUSS, JORDAN STRAUSS/INVISION/AP
Fans couldn’t contain their excitement on the last day of January when Rihanna and A$AP Rocky announced they were expecting their first child together with photos that showed off the 34-year-old singer’s baby bump. About five months later, the couple welcomed a baby boy in Los Angeles, People and Entertainment Tonight report. TMZ, the first outlet to publish the news on May 19, reports Rihanna gave birth on May 13.ENTERTAIN THIS!
On May 19, Ed Sheeran announced on Instagram that he and his wife Cherry Seaborn welcomed a second child. The famously private family welcomed their first child, daughter Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran, in 2020. “Want to let you all know we’ve had another beautiful baby girl,” he wrote, captioning a photo of a pair of baby socks. “We are both so in love with her, and over the moon to be a family of 4 x”VALERY HACHE, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES
Zach and Tori Roloff (pictured here with their daughter Lilah when she was born in November 2019) welcomed their third child, a son named Josiah Luke on April 30, the couple both shared in Instagram posts.
“He came about two weeks early but we were ready! Super happy for our family and the kids adore him already,” the “Little People, Big World” star said. Tori also posted: “The best early birthday present a mama could ask for! We love you sweet boy!”PHOTO PROVIDED BY ZACH AND TORI ROLOFF
Television host Andy Cohen welcomed his first daughter on April 29, sharing a cuddly photo of himself and his new baby girl on Instagram. “Meet my daughter, Lucy Eve Cohen!” Cohen captioned the post. “She’s 8 pounds 13 oz and was born at 5:13 pm in New York City!!! Her big brother can’t wait to meet her!”
Cohen is also father to 3-year-old Benjamin Cohen, whom the Emmy-winning host previously had via surrogate. Cohen gave a shoutout to Lucy’s surrogate in his post. “Thank you to my rock star surrogate (ALL surrogates are rockstars, by the way) and everyone who helped make this miracle happen. I’m so happy,” Cohen wrote. DAVE KOTINSKY / GETTY IMAGES
Texas rapper and songwriter Bobby Sessions and songwriter wife Zyah welcomed a baby daughter on April 23, the couple announced. “Clarity Grace Session 4-23-22,” Sessions wrote on an Instagram post announcing the newborn. KARLO RAMOS
Actor and singer Darren Criss welcomed his first child, a baby girl, with wife Mia Swier on April 11. The former “Glee” star posted a photo of the couple gazing lovingly at their newborn daughter, named Bluesy Belle Criss. “M & D made some sweet music,” he wrote on Instagram. “Out now.”
Criss first teased Swier’s pregnancy in October 2021 with a video of Bluesy’s heartbeat. “We’ve been making music for years. … But this time we made a BEAT,” he wrote at the time. “The ultimate collab droppin Spring 2022.”JOHN MACDOUGALL, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES
Celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin announced on Instagram April 10 that she welcomed a baby girl named Sloane Soleil Rosenthal via surrogate on March 31. “Surprise! She truly is the sunshine of our home and an Aries Queen navigating a house full of Pisces, God help her,” Atkin wrote on Instagram.
“Final score- Puppies: 3 Babies: 2!!” she continued, adding that “no more puppies or babies until further notice.” Atkin and husband Mike Rosenthal welcomed their first child in May 2021. MIKE ROSENTHAL
Jason Kennedy and wife Lauren Scruggs welcomed their first baby together, the couple announced with an April 4 Instagram post. The new parents captioned the post with their newborn son’s name: “ryver rhodes kennedy.💙”E! NETWORK
Cooper Hefner and his wife, “Vampire Diaries” actress Scarlett Hefner, welcomed a set of twin girls into their growing family. The couple announced the birth of Marigold and Blossom on March 29 with a photo of them holding the two girls in the hospital. “Today, we are settling back in at home. How blessed we are to be gifted with their life. How lucky we are to be given this love,” Hefner wrote. Scarlett Hefner posted the news from her Instagram writing: “Our home is full of love with our three daughters and we couldn’t be happier.” STEVEN FERDMAN, GETTY IMAGES
Cheetah Girls” star Kiely Williams has welcomed her second child into the world. She made the announcement on Instagram March 29 with a sweet newborn photo of the baby, captioning the photo with the bundle of joy’s name: Archer. DAVID LIVINGSTON, GETTY IMAGES
Celebrity chef and “Top Chef” alum Leah Cohen announced on March 3 that she and her husband Ben Byruch have welcomed a new baby boy into the world. Cohen jokingly called him their “newest little 🐷” calling a reference to her Pig and Khao and Piggyback restaurants. “Baker Scott Byruch born 2.22.22. You make our home complete,” she wrote on Instagram. CINDY ORD, GETTY IMAGES FOR SAVEUR
Former “Glee” actress Becca Tobin is officially a momma! The 36-year-old announced her happy news on Instagram on Feb. 22, sharing that she and husband Zach Martin welcomed a baby boy via surrogate. “Welcome to the world, Ford,” she wrote, along with a photo of Martin carrying their newborn in a car seat. “Rutherford ‘Ford’ Thomas Martin is here and life is already so much sweeter. It took him five years to get here, but it’s been worth every minute. Thank you to our amazing surrogate for bringing him here safely surrounded by so much love.” VIVIEN KILLILEA, GETTY IMAGES FOR FAMILY EQUALITY COUNCIL
Food Network’s “Girl Meets Farm” star Molly Yeh and husband Nick Hagen are now a family of four. The couple welcomed their second child together, a baby girl, on Feb. 20. Yeh shared the news on Instagram, excitedly writing: “she’s here!!!” Yeh explained the meaning behind her daughter’s name, Ira Dorothy, writing: “dorothy is after dorothea, the original matriarch of the farm (nick’s great great grandma), and ira is because our friend jamie suggested it and we loved it!”
Yeh and Hagen are also parents to Bernadette Rosemary, nicknamed “Bernie.” The Food Network star shared that her firstborn was taking “to her role as big sister beautifully, introducing ira to all of the best things like tickles, magic wands, tutus, and frozen songs.” FOOD NETWORK
E! host Morgan Stewart and husband Jordan McGraw, singer and son of Dr. Phil, welcomed their second child, a boy named Grey Oliver McGraw, on Feb. 17, the couple announced on Instagram. Their new bundle of joy “joined us exactly one year and a day after his big sister,” Row Renggli McGraw. “We are so in love,” Stewart added. MATT WINKELMEYER, GETTY IMAGES FOR INSTYLE
Romeo Miller is now a dad! The rapper and actor and his partner Drew Sangster have welcomed a baby girl into the world. Miller posted a picture of the new baby on Instagram Feb. 14. “Meet Baby R,” he wrote. He also called his daughter his “twin” and posted a throwback baby photo of himself for comparison. VIVIEN KILLILEA, (CREDIT TOO LONG, SEE CAPTION)
CNN commentator Van Jones welcomed a baby girl into his life, according to a statement to USA TODAY Feb. 12. Jones said he plans to co-parent with the mother, who he described as his friend.
“After the COVID lockdown, I got clear that I wanted another kid. I discovered that my friend Noemi also wanted a baby. So we decided to join forces and become conscious co-parents,” Jones said in the statement. “It’s a concept that I hope more people will explore and consider.” MARY ALTAFFER, AP
Eve welcomed a new baby boy, Wilde Wolf Fife Alexander Somers Cooper, with her husband Maximillion Cooper on Feb. 1. The “Let Me Blow Ya Mind” rapper announced the birth on Instagram Feb. 10 writing, “Words can’t describe this feeling.” JASON LAVERIS, FILMMAGIC
“On My Block” star Jessica Marie Garcia welcomed her first child with husband Adam Celorier on Feb. 4. Garcia posted a series of photos of daughter Selena Grey on Instagram, calling Selena “the love of my life.”
“After five trying days of induction you came into this world with a bang and it’s already become a better place with you in it,” the first-time mom captioned the post.
In addition to shouting out Celorier for his support, Garcia also took time to thank “the incredible nurses and midwives who took care of us while we were in the hospital,” writing: “I’ll never be able to thank you enough. We don’t take care of these incredible caregivers enough.” EMMA MCINTYRE, GETTY IMAGES
Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and fiancé Jason Statham welcomed their second child on Feb. 2. Huntington-Whiteley shared a photo of a white bassinet with an outstretched baby hand peeking out on Instagram. “Isabella James Statham 2.2.22,” she captioned the Feb. 8 post, revealing the name of the couple’s new daughter. The two are also parents to 4-year-old son Jack.RICH FURY, GETTY IMAGES
Kylie Jenner is officially a mom of two! The Kylie Cosmetics founder, 24, announced she gave birth to her second child with boyfriend Travis Scott in a February social media post. Sharing a black-and-white photo of her newborn’s hand holding what seems to be big sister Stormi Webster’s hand, Jenner wrote the birth date: “2/2/22.” Days later on her Instagram story, she shared her newborn son’s name: Wolf Webster.
In September 2021, Jenner revealed she was expecting her second child with Scott. In true Jenner fashion, the 24-year-old shared the baby news on Instagram and simply captioned the emotional home video: “@travisscott.” DIMITRIOS KAMBOURIS, GETTY IMAGES FOR THE MET MUSEUM/VOGUE Email Twitter Facebook Share Julia Stiles and husband Preston Cook are now the parents of two! The “10 Things I Hate About You” star announced the birth of their second child, Arlo, on Instagram on Jan. 26, sharing a photo of Arlo’s tiny feet. “Welcome to the world, Baby Arlo!” Stiles wrote. “The newest addition to our family, reminding me how infinite love can be.”
Arlo joins big brother Strummer, 4, in the Stiles-Cook clan. Stiles also shared a photo of a toilet graffitied with red marker by Strummer to show how the toddler was coping with his younger sibling’s arrival.CHRIS JACKSON / GETTY IMAGES
Just over a year after the death of their 9-month-old daughter on Christmas Eve, CNN reporter Andrew Kaczynski and Wall Street Journal reporter Rachel Ensign have welcomed a new member to their family: daughter Talia Davida Kaczynski.
She was born Jan. 27, Kaczynski announced on social media – 13 months after the couple lost their first daughter, Francesca “Beans” Kaczynski (pictured), to a rare and aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer on Dec. 24, 2020.
“She was named with the Hebrew name of her big sister Beans. We love her endlessly,” Kaczynski tweeted Saturday. “My heart is so full knowing she’s Beans’ sister.”COURTESY OF ANDREW KACZYNSKI AND RACHEL ENSIGN Email Twitter Facebook ShareNick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra surprised fans when they announced on Jan. 21 they had welcomed their first child together. “We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby together via surrogate,” Jonas and Chopra both wrote on their Instagram pages. “We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family.” ALBERTO PEZZALI, AP Email Twitter Facebook Share Iliza Shlesinger announced she and husband Noah Galuten welcomed their “healthy, strong and beautiful” daughter Sierra Mae on Jan. 13. The actress and comedian also added in a little humor in her post: “I became a mother the moment at 10cm dilated, around minute 60 of pushing when I realized I could feel my body breaking and I didn’t care because I was doing it for her,” she wrote.CHRIS PIZZELLO, CHRIS PIZZELLO/INVISION/AP Email Twitter Facebook Share”The Real” co-host Jeannie Mai, 43, and rapper Jeezy, 44, have officially welcomed their little one to the world. After announcing their “surreal” pregnancy in September, Mai took to Instagram to share the arrival of “Baby Jenkins,” the couple’s first child together, with a photo of a colorful baby blanket draped over a bassinet.
“I asked God for a life of love and happiness,” she wrote on Jan. 11. “He sent me my family.” BENNETT RAGLIN, GETTY IMAGES
“The Maze Runner” actress Kaya Scodelario welcomed Baby No. 2 with her husband Benjamin Walker, she announced Jan. 8 on Instagram: “You made it here little one. Starting the new year with so much love in our hearts & in our home,” she wrote on Instagram with a photo of her embracing the newborn. “Plus poop and puke, lots of that too.” MIKE MARSLAND, MIKE MARSLAND/WIREIMAGE Email Twitter Facebook Share”Walking Dead” and “Prodigal Son” actor Tom Payne and his wife, model and musician Jennifer Akerman, welcomed their first child on Jan. 5, a boy named Harrison Magnus Austin Payne.
“I can’t believe you’re here,” Payne wrote to his newborn son in an Instagram post. “We love you immeasurably and will always be there for you. The next big life adventure starts here!”JESSE GRANT, GETTY IMAGES Email Twitter Facebook ShareAshley Graham and her husband Justin Ervin welcomed double the blessings – twins! – on Jan. 7. “Justin and I are so excited to share that our baby boys are here. They were born early this morning at home and are happy and healthy,” she shared on Twitter on Jan. 7. “I’m taking some time to heal up and connect with my husband and three boys, but I truly can not wait to share more with you all.”
On Feb. 10, Graham revealed the names of her twin boys: Malachie and Roman. She said they have been her “greatest teachers and biggest reminders that I can do hard things.”
The couple shares another son, Isaac, who was born in January 2020.ANGELA WEISS, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES Email Twitter Facebook ShareRappers Kash Doll and Tracy T welcomed their bundle of joy on Jan. 6 and immediately set him up with an Instagram account: @babykashrich.
“Call me crazy but i think i found the love of my life 🌟 ❤️ (I’ve never felt this way before y’all somebody finally have me wrapped around his finger) Kashton Prophet Richardson has stole my heart,” Kash Doll wrote on Instagram. AMY SUSSMAN, GETTY IMAGES FOR UNIVERSAL MUSIC
“Selling Tampa” star Sharelle Rosado (left) and her fiancé, former NFL player Chad Johnson, welcomed a daughter Jan 2. “Just delivered Serenity ‘Hurricane’ Paula Johnson,” Johnson wrote on Instagram, alongside a photo of himself appearing to cut the baby’s umbilical cord.
Rosado took to her Instagram story Jan. 4. to share more glimpses of her newborn, posting a photo of baby Serenity’s tiny feet laying against a pale pink fabric, with Serenity’s name stitched on it. JOSE DEVILLEGAS, GETTY IMAGES Email Twitter Facebook ShareFor Brittany Daniel, reaching motherhood was a sisterly triumph. After a battle with Stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma left the star’s fertility on shaky ground, Daniel’s twin sister and former “Sweet Valley High” co-star, Cynthia Daniel, came to the rescue, donating some of her own eggs, according to People.
“My sister @cynhauser helped make my dream come true of becoming a mom,” Daniel wrote on Instagram. “My husband @adam.touni and I couldn’t be more grateful to you sis. You’re and angel.”
Following three failed attempts at in vitro fertilization and a last-ditch turn toward surrogacy, Daniel and her husband, real estate agent Adam Touni, welcomed the birth of their daughter Hope on Oct. 24, 2021. “I just let out this primal cry,” Daniel said, recalling her daughter’s birth. “The entire room was bawling because they just all knew what we had been through.”CHRISTOPHER POLK, GETTY IMAGES