So many celebrities are expecting in 2019: everyone from TV faves and soap actors to Hollywood legends and even royalty.
We’re sure there’ll be a few surprise celeb babies born along the way, too.
So, who’s welcomed their babies? Which name did they choose, and have they shared any baby pics yet? We’ve got all the latest right here, and we’ll be live updating this piece throughout the year to keep you up to speed.
Meet 2019’s newest celeb mums and dads…
Natalie Imbruglia (October 2019)
The former Neighbours star and ‘Torn’ singer announced in July that she was expecting her first baby at the age of 44.
She shared the surprise news on Instagram, along with news she’s signed a new record deal, saying:
“I’m expecting my first child this Autumn. For those of you that know me, this has been something I have wanted for a very long time and I’m blessed that this is possible with the help of IVF and a sperm donor – I won’t be saying anything more on that publicly.
“I’m so excited about this next adventure… a new album and I’m going to be a mum!”
In October, her baby arrived, and she posted this gorgeous pic on Instagram, saying, simply:
“Welcome to the world.. Max Valentine Imbruglia… My heart is bursting…”
Pic: Natalie Imbriglia on Instagram
Alesha Dixon (August 2019)
Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon announced her pregnancy live on air on the show during the semi-finals in May.
She told fellow judge David Walliams that she was super happy about the news – and there were lots of messages all over social media regarding the way she did it so publicly.
When her daughter arrived, in August, Alesha said on Instagram: “Anaya Safiya… born 20.08.19… 7 weeks ago this little angel came into our lives! As I celebrate my birthday today I feel like the luckiest girl on the planet.”
Pic: Alesha Dixon on Instagram
Myleene Klass (August 2019)
Pic: Myleene Klass on Instagram
Myleene Klass announced in February this year that she was pregnant with her 3rd child – her 1st with boyfriend Simon Motson.
The 40-year-old radio presenter and kidswear designer announced the happy news with a simple heart emoji, and a lovely bump snap, on Instagram.
And following the birth itself she shared this adorable ‘hands’ pic to announce the arrival of her baby boy, saying simply: “1.08.19” with a blue heart emoji.
We’ve no name yet – but we’ll add it here as soon as we have it!
Brittny Ward and Jensen Button (July 2019)
Formula 1 star Jensen’s model fiancee Brittny shared this beautiful pic on Instagram announcing the birth of their first child together.
“Tuesday morning our lives changed forever,” she said.
We know Jensen lives in the fast lane – and with that in mind we LOVE the totally rock ‘n’ roll name the couple went for: Hendrix.
Brittny commented in her post: “Hendrix Jonathan Button, you have us wrapped around your tiny little finger already.”
Ah, who can relate to that?
Abbey Clancy (July 2019)
“When a hat trick just won’t do!” wrote Abbey Clancy on Instagram announcing her 4th pregnancy.
And now the model and her footballer husband Peter Crouch have had baby number 4 – a little boy, to join their 2 daughters, Liberty and Sophia, and son Johnny.
Food blogger Ella Mills – aka Deliciously Ella – gave birth to her first child, a little girl names Skye, with husband Matthew, who she called her ‘hero’ for his help through the birth.
“Skye Tessa Camilla Davan Mills ???? Born in the pool at home yesterday afternoon,” Ella shared on Instagram.
“The most powerful, surreal, totally extraordinary moment. Beyond grateful to my husband for being a hero, the best support I could have ever imagined, our midwife and doula for making us feel so safe and supported and @kghypnobirthing for the inspiration, wisdom and guidance she shared, which empowered us more than I can explain ❤️❤️❤️ We’re completely in love.”
Stacey Solomon (May 2019)
One of MadeForMums’ fave celebrity mums, Stacey Solomon, gave birth to baby number 3 on 23 May. She and partner Joe Swash welcomed a little boy – their first child together and Stacey’s 3rd son.
Joe shared this amazing image on Stacey’s Instagram, saying:
“We are overwhelmed, overjoyed and apprehensive of what’s to come. Mummy and baby are well and resting. We are so grateful for all of the love, support and positivity we’ve received over the last 8 months.
“I’m lost for words to describe how I’m feeling. So for now, I’m going to spend the next few days and the rest of my life falling more in love with these two humans. I didn’t think it possible but, today I witnessed the impossible.”
Alex Jones (May 2019)
Presenter Alex Jones announced the arrival of her second baby on Instagram with this gorgeous black and white shot, saying:
“Little Kit Thomson arrived safely and very speedily last Monday at 2.21am weighing a healthy 7lbs 3. Teddy, Charlie and I are absolutely besotted by baby brother and are enjoying this special time as we get used to being a foursome and generally breathing in that lovely newborn smell!!!
“A huge thank you to the midwives at the birth centre, Queen Charlotte Hospital, for everything you did for us.”
Kim Kardashian (May 2019)
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced the arrival of their 4th child by surrogate on social media saying: ‘He’s here and he’s perfect!” The baby is the couple’s second son, joining siblings Saint, North and Chicago.
We know he weighed in at 6 lbs 9 ounces, and the (seriously unusual) name has been revealed too: Psalm.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry – aka the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (May 2019)
In case you missed it (errr – is that even possible?!) Meghan Markle gave birth to son Archie on 6 May and she and husband Prince Harry shared some stunning pictures on Instagram for the world to see.
Archie’s the Queen’s 8th great-grandchild and cousin to Princes George and Louis, and Princess Charlotte.
Amy Schumer (May 2019)
American actress Amy Schumer shared this lovely close-up pic of her and new baby Gene on Instagram.
She also shared these words, talking about pregnancy and birth – which we have to say, we just love:
“Women are the sh**. “Men are cool and whatever but women are f****** warriors and capable of anything.”
Tana Ramsay (April 2019)
Tana and Gordon Ramsay welcomed their 5th baby, Oscar – and Tana shared this gorgeous pic of him having a bath on her Insta. Oscar’s the couple’s ‘rainbow’ baby: Tana sadly miscarried 2 years, ago 5 months into her pregnancy.
Hannah Spearritt (January 2019)
Ain’t no baby like an S Club baby! Yep, S Club icon and EastEnders star Hannah Spearritt has welcomed her first child.
37-year-old Hannah and her partner Adam Thomas had a little baby girl, and from the looks of their OK! mag announcement pics, couldn’t be happier about it!
The happy news comes after a few upsetting early miscarriages in Hannah’s previous relationships.
“It’s such an upsetting thing so it’s made it hard to relax this time,” she told OK! in her announcement exclusive. “Going through all that makes this pregnancy even more special, though.
“I feel very lucky that everything has been okay this time.”
Hannah’s also been through the ringer the last few years, after becoming seriously ill in 2013 following a boob job.
Fortunately, it seems she’s recovered well since having her implants removed, has taken up boxing to keep fit, and had a healthy pregnancy ?
Denise Lewis (January 2019)
New Loose Women panellist and Olympian Denise Lewis has a newborn! She’s given birth to baby no 4.
Denise began sharing glorious bumpdates on her Instagram page during her pregnancy, revealing she was 20 weeks along in August, and wrote in her initial announcement:
“Someone ate all the pies…” Yes folks I’m eating for two ?? ? delighted and nervous even though I’ve been here before. Looking forward to what I hope will be a safe and stress free pregnancy.
“I’ll keep you updated with pics as my waistline expands. Next stop, the hunt for #maternity #clothes ?. In the meantime it’s business as usual.”
She and husband Steve Finan O’Connor share 2 children together, sons Ryan and Kane. Denise also has a daughter named Lauren from her previous marriage.
Billie Piper (January 2019)
Lovely news! 35-year-old Billie Piper has welcomed her 3rd child, her 1st with boyfriend Johnny Lloyd.
Billie revealed the happy news on Instagram on 16 January 2019, revealing her daughter was born on 2nd January.
“Two weeks ago our little girl arrived,” she began, alongside a sweet pic of her new tot. “She has totally blown our minds. I didn’t know what I was missing but it was you Tallulah…
“❤️you @johnny_s_lloyd wonderful daddy. And to my boys, who will never read this but anyway, two beautiful and attentive brothers. ????And to all you lovely lot – for messages of joy and luck and goodwill. ?????”
Yep, in case you missed that: Billie’s new baby girl is called Tallulah ❤️
We know Billie’s previously spoken of her desire to have lots of kids, so no doubt the Piper-Lloyd household are simply delighted.
The actress, who you might recognise from Collateral and Doctor Who, already has 2 sons, Winston and Eugene, with ex-hubby Laurence Fox.
What’s Billie’s life as a mum like? Family facts for her and her 2 boys
Sophie Ellis-Bextor (January 2019)
5’s a charm for singer Sophie and her husband Richard Jones… yep, Sophie’s now a mum-of-5, after giving birth to a baby boy named Mickey in early January 2019.
On Instagram, she shared a pic of The Feeling band member Richard holding the newborn, and announced: “He’s here! Mickey Jones born today weighing 7lb 1oz and he’s absolutely gorgeous.
“Welcome to our quirky little family, sweet boy. We’re so glad you’re here safe. Xxxxxxxxxxx”
Baby Mickey is also welcomed by 4 older brothers: 14-year-old Sonny, 9-year-old Kit, 6-year-old Ray and 2-year-old Jesse ?
39-year-old Sophie, best known for hits like Murder On The Dancefloor and Catch You, announced her pregnancy news in August 2018 on the radio, in a promo interview for her new album The Song Diaries.
“The album will come out around the same time as my 5th infant because I’m having my 5th baby. Mental!” she told the host.
Ricky Martin (January 2019)
Puerto Rican popstar Ricky Martin and his husband Jwan Yosef have added to their brood ?
47-year-old old Ricky announced the new arrival early in the new year. They’ve welcomed a baby girl, named Lucia Martin-Yosef.
“We are beyond happy to announce that we have become parents to a beautiful and healthy baby girl, Lucia Martin-Yosef,” Ricky shared in Spanish and in English on his Instagram page.
“It has been a special time for us and we can’t wait to see where this stellar baby will take us.
“Both her beautiful brothers and me and Jwan have fallen in love with Lucia ❤”
Indeed, Ricky already has 2 sons, 10-year-old twins Valentino Martin and Matteo Martin, who were born via surrogate. He’d previously mentioned on Loose Women that he’d love to have a daughter, too.
Syrian-Swedish artist Jwan and Ricky wed in 2017, and it’s thought the growing fam lives in LA ?
Jessica Chastain (Revealed New Year 2019)
Hollywood actress Jessica Chastain and her husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo have reportedly become parents.
The 41-year-old new mum is said to have welcomed a baby girl, reportedly named Giulietta Passi Chastain, via surrogate sometime in 2018.
We know this little one was born last year, but fans were delighted to find out the news on New Year’s Day, as Jessica shared her top 9 posts on Instagram.
“I know that I haven’t been as present on Insta this past year,” she wrote to her 2 million supporters. “Thank you all for respecting my privacy while I was blessed with the gift of becoming a mother.
“I must say that 2018 has been the best year of my life. So much love and joy to all of you. Happy New Year ❤️ ”
Days later, before the 2019 Golden Globes, Jessica also shared the above photo of her baby’s tiny hand and a stunning Piaget jewel, joking: ‘You’ve got good taste, kid.”
Indeed ? Congrats to the new family!
Images: Celebrities’ Instagram