July: Kate Middleton and Prince William
The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to Prince George in July.
Prince William said simply: “We could not be happier.”
The new little prince was a very healthy weight: 8lb 6oz.
This first official shot of Prince George was taken on a ‘point and shoot’ digital camera by Kate’s dad, Michael Middleton, in the Middleton family’s sundrenched garden in Berkshire.
July: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem
Penelope Cruz’s daughter Luna Encinas Cruz was born on July 22, the same day as the Duchess of Cambridge delivered her son.
The baby is Penelope and husband Javier Bardem’s second child, a sister to their two-year-old son, Leonardo.
August: Michael Bublé and Luisana Lopilato
Canadian crooner Michael Bublé announced the birth of his first child, Noah Bublé in August.
Posting a picture of the tiny tot fast asleep in the arms of mum, Luisana Lopilato, with Buble grinning in the background in hospital scrubs, he captioned: “Overjoyed and filled with gratitude at the arrival of our son Noah Bublé. Born this morning, August 27th at 2:26 am in Vancouver, Canada.”
Michael Bublé, 37, met 26-year-old Argentinean actress and model Luisana Lopilato in 2008 backstage at one of his concerts in Buenos Aires. At the time, she couldn’t speak any English and when he proposed to her a year later, he enlisted the help of a translator.
The pair enjoyed two weddings in 2011, one in Buenos Aires and one in Vancouver.
August: Fergie and Josh Duhamel
Fergie and husband Josh Duhamel welcomed their first child this year.
Born via C-section, the couple named their 7 pound 10 ounce baby boy Axl Jack Duhamel.
The Black Eyed Peas singer is said to be a big fan of Guns N’ Roses, whose lead singer is called Axl Rose. She even performed Sweet Child O’ Mine with Guns N’ Roses guitarist, Slash, in 2011.
The couple also recruited the help of a dog trainer to help prepare their pooch for the new arrival.
Speaking of her impending motherhood, Fergie said in an interview on Good Morning America: “I have no idea what I’m doing!
“I’m just going to play it by ear and see how things go, and let the natural instincts kick in.”
October: Frankie Sandford and Wayne Bridge
Frankie Sandford and fiancé Wayne Bridge welcomed their first baby in October.
The Saturdays singer named her son Parker.
She tweeted: “Wayne and I are so proud to say our little boy Parker Bridge was born this morning. 7lb 13oz. All doing well and absolutely besotted.”