The best celebrity pregnancy announcements

Celebs such as Corrie's Kevin Jonas, Simon Gregson, Una Foden and Carrie Underwood try and find fun inventive ways of letting us know their baby news.

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  • Kevin Jonas

    The eldest Jonas brother announced he and his wife, Danielle were expecting a second child in a hilarious Twitter post, captioned: "prepping for baby number two!"

    In the picture, Danielle is surrounded by junk food while Kevin is looking a little perplexed while reading a book entitled: 'What to expect, when you're expecting again.'

  • Taylor Swift

    Before the rumour mill goes into overdrive, it's not Taylor Swift herself but we couldn't resist adding the star for helping out two of her fans. The US singer was more than happy to be part of Jesse and Lindsey Rasmussen big news during a meet and greet at her concert in Louisville, Kentucky. She held a handwritten ‘baby’s first concert’ sign while the parents-to-be posed with baby-scan photos. Jesse tweeted: "Thank you so much @taylorswift13 helping me tell the world IM GOING TO BE A DAD! #BabiesFirstConcert @lindseyjo86"

  • Una Foden

    The Saturdays star Una Foden announced that she was going to be a mum for the second time with a little help for her daughter. Una took to Instagram and Twitter, posting up a gorgeous picture of her daughter, Aoife Belle, wearing an ‘I’m going to be a big sister’ t-shirt.

    “I know lots of people have been guessing and Ben and I can now confirm that Aoife is going to have a baby brother or sister next year!!! We’re all very happy,” said Una.

    The pair welcomed a baby boy in February 2015 named Tadh John.

    Read more: Find out how to pronounce Tadh

    Pic: Una Foden/Instagram

  • Tom Fletcher

    McFly frontman Tom Fletcher and his wife Giovanni told the world they were expecting with the help of four pumpkins, some clever knife skills and a video. He wrote a song to accompany the video on YouTube, which finishes with the couple turning the pumpkins around to reveal the words 'We're having a baby'. Watch right through the video to see the scan pic of their baby Buzz.

    Read the full story: McFly's Tom Fletcher announces pregnancy with pumpkins

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  • Rachel Stevens

    S Club’s Rachel Stevens said it with shoes. She posted up on her website a picture showing each member of her family’s year of birth and favourite footwear. Next to her daughter Amelie's pink Converse were a pair of white baby shoes, and the date 2014. Baby Minnie then arrived in April. 

    Read the full story: Rachel Stevens announces 2nd pregnancy in shoes

    Pic: Rachel Stevens/Twitter
  • Will Smith

    Mum-to-be, Emily, was thrilled to stumble upon A-list actor Will Smith in a coffee shop. She asked him to help break her pregnancy news on Instagram by holding up a very special announcement...

    Read the full story: Will Smith helps fan make awesome pregnancy announcement

  • Kate Silverton

    BBC newsreader Kate Silverton tweeted a picture of her baby giving the thumbs up in the scan photo.

    First of all, she tweeted a simple announcement: “Very happy morning all – a little bit of ‘news’: Mike and I are very happy to share that Clemency is set to become a big sister this summer.”

    But then she followed it up with the lovely picture of her baby giving the thumbs up, saying, “I wouldn’t usually tweet a scan photo but this was too sweet: baby gave us the OK him/ herself.”

    Baby Wilbur arrived in June. 

    Read the full story: Kate Silverton announces pregnancy with thumbs up baby scan pic

    Pic: Kate Silverton/Twitter
  • Chris O'Dowd & Dawn O'Porter

    Actor Chris O’Dowd, star of Bridesmaids, announced his pregnancy news by nominating his wife's brand new bump for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

    After receiving his own soaking for the challenge, he named ‘Baby O’Porter’ to do it next, and then swiveled the camera around to his TV presenter wife Dawn O'Porter, showing the world her bump for the first time. She poured a small glass of ice cubes over her tummy as Chris shouted, “So brave!”

    Read the full story in: Celeb baby news: Lily Allen, Shakira, Ciara, Chris O'Dowd and Brangelina

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  • Carrie Underwood

    American Idol singer Carrie Underwood also chose Twitter and Instagram to share her pregnancy news, but in doggy fashion. 

    She posted up a picture of her cuddling her two dogs, dressed in doggy tops emblazoned with the words ‘I’m going to be a big brother’ and ‘I’m going to be a big sister’.

    Coinciding with the US's Labour Day bank holiday, she quipped: “In honor of "Labor" Day...Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn't be happier!”

    Her husband Mike Fisher, an ice hockey star, responded on Twitter: “We haven’t picked names yet but it’s looking like Fly is gonna fly.”

    The happy couple welcomed a baby boy, Isahiah in March.

    Pic: Carrie Underwood/Instagram

  • Simon Gregson

    Gone are the days when celebrities just simply announce they're expecting, now it's all about telling the world in the most public way possible so have a browse through and see how famous parents-to-be are breaking the news.

    Coronation Street's Simon Gregson has announced he's about to become a dad for the third time – in the funniest way ever. Wearing just a hat and jeans, the 40-year-old, who plays Steve McDonald in the ITV soap, clutches a can of lager while he shows off his beer belly.

    But it's his wife Emma, 29, who looks the most shocked as she shows off her baby bump in leggings and a crop top.

    "After a stressful few months....myself and ‪@emmagleave are excited to announce....." the Corrie favourite tweeted.

    Read the full story: Corrie's Simon Gregson announce's wife's expecting on Twitter

Last updated on 27 April 2016


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