Oh, baby! Before the adorable birth announcements and baby bumps, there are the memorable pregnancy announcements! Browse through some of the cutest ways celebrities — including Katherine Heigl, Anne Hathaway and Blac Chyna — revealed they were expecting a little one
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In September 2017, the Lady Antebellum singer posted a cute photo of pink skirts to reveal that she and her husband, Chris Tyrrell, were expecting twin girls. The couple welcomed daughter Eisele in July 2013.
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In September 2017, the Victoria's Secret model announced that she and Adam Levine were expecting their second child by posting a bare baby bump selfie. "Round 2," she wrote. The couple welcomed daughter Dusty in September 2016.
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Funny couple Jenny Mollen and Jason Biggs took to Instagram April 5, 2017 to reveal that their firstborn Sid, who they welcomed in February 2014, will soon have a new sister or brother. “This is how I told my son babies are made,” the actress captioned the silly shot, in which she and Biggs are using the The Fridababy NoseFrida, a device that allows parents to suck and catch the snot out of their newborns’ noses.
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The Bachelorette alum announced on November 16, 2017, that she and her husband, Kevin Manno, were expecting their second child together. The proud mom showed off her growing baby bump as their daughter Molly, whom they welcomed in July 2016, pointed at her belly. "And just like that, life became a whole lot sweeter #BabyManno #May2018," she wrote.
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Hold up! The Lemonade singer announced her second pregnancy in a shocking Instagram on Wednesday, February 1. "We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over," she captioned. "We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. - The Carters."
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Bristol Palin shared the news that she's expecting her third child, her second with husband Dakota Meyer with a cute family photo. The DWTS alum is already mom to their daughter Sailor, and her son Tripp from her relationship with her ex, Levi Johnson.
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Birdie's going to be a big sister! The Cougar Town actress announced she and husband Marc Silverstein were ready for round two when she tweeted a picture of her Clearblue positive pregnancy test stick in December 2012. "So this happened…" she wrote.
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Baby bliss! The Fall Out Boy musician revealed in February 2014 that he and girlfriend Meagan Camper had a baby on the way. The couple kissed side-by-side in bed with Wentz touching Camper's bare belly. "We're super excited to announce we're expecting a baby!" the singer, already dad to son Bronx with ex-wife Ashlee Simpson, wrote.
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Make room! The Hart of Dixie actress wrote via Instagram in May 2013 that she and director husband Kyle Newman were expanding their family in an adorable picture with their two dogs. "Getting ready for another baby to be squeezed into this picture," the former model wrote.
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Jumpin, jumpin for joy. The former Destiny's Child singer announced in June 2014 she and manager husband Tim Witherspoon were expecting their first child just one month after tying the knot in Costa Rica. "I'll be stuntin like my daddy," the mom-to-be wrote via Instagram, along with a picture of a pair of baby Jordans next to a larger adult pair.
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A bun in the oven—literally! Weeks after secretly tying the knot, George Clooney's ex announced she and husband Jared Pobre were going to be parents. "Look what we've got cooking!" she tweeted in March 2014. "A Bun'dle of love!"
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Scratch lady humps, a baby bump is on the way! The Black Eyed Peas singer and hubby Josh Duhamel revealed in February 2013 that they were expecting their first child together with throwback pictures of themselves as kids. "Josh & Me & BABY makes three!" Fergie announced via Twitter.
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A frying pan big enough for five! The Scandal actor quietly revealed his wife Marika Dominczyk was expecting a third child in July 2014. "My pregnant wife thought I might want this for my birthday. I'm not the one with the bizarre cravings," he joked.
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Loving it, Lacheys! The former 98 Degrees singer announced in July 2014 that he and wife Vanessa Minnillo were giving their son Camden a baby sister. "Can't think of a better way to celebrate 3 years of marriage to my beautiful @VanessaLachey than this! #family," the proud dad captioned, posting a photo of the couple's son running on the beach with "It's a girl" written in the sand via Twitter.
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Hey baby, hey! The No Doubt rocker wore a blue plaid shirt and gold crown to announce she and husband were expecting their third baby boy. "I was ready to hand over the crown. But I guess I am still queen of the house. #itsaboy #surroundedbyboys," she quipped in January 2014.
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OMG! After Us broke news that Simpson was pregnant with baby No. 2, the fashion mogul announced the news herself with a sweet snapshot of her and Eric Johnson's baby girl. "Merry Christmas from my family to yours!" she tweeted in December 2012.
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The Grammy-winning singer celebrated her fourth wedding anniversary with husband Swizz Beatz by announcing on Instagram that she was expecting baby number two. "Happy Anniversary to the love of my life," she wrote in July 2014, alongside a pic of her blossoming belly. "And to make it even sweeter we've been blessed with another angel on the way!! You make me happier than I have ever known! Here's to many many more years of the best parts of life!"
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The American Idol winner announced the news of her first-time pregnancy with husband Mike Fisher on Instagram in a post featuring her pet puppies. "In honor of 'Labor' Day, Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement," Underwood wrote. "Their parents couldn't be happier…" she added, alongside a pic of her dogs wearing "I'm going to be a big sister" and "big brother" outfits.
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The Gossip Girl alum announced her pregnancy on her lifestyle website, Preserve, in a post celebrating "all of the expecting mothers out there." Ryan Reynolds' wife accompanied her message with a sweet snap of herself, proudly cradling her tiny baby bump.
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The Sister, Sister star announced in January 2015 that she is expecting her second child with an Instagram photo of herself holding a positive pregnancy test. "We are thrilled to announce we are #ClearblueConfirmed!" she wrote of her and husband Adam Housley's happy news. "Can't wait to meet baby #2! Love Clearblue's pregnancy test with Smart Countdown. It helped me get through the wait to get my result by counting down with me. #spon"
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The Hart of Dixie star announced via Instagram that she was expecting her second child, featuring an adorable pic of her tot James. "So excited to announce THE SEQUEL Coming later this year!!" King wrote alongside a photo of her son blowing bubbles and holding a sign that read: "I'm gonna be a big brother! Who da boss now."?
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The businesswoman and daughter of Donald Trump used both of her two kids, Arabella and Joseph, to announce her third baby. In an adorable video each of the tiny tots held up the numbers one and two before Ivanka put the number three over her belly.
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The model revealed she and husband John Legend were expecting their first child via Instagram in October 2015. “John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant. As many of you know, we’ve been trying to have a baby for a while now. It hasn’t been easy, but we kept trying because we can’t wait to bring our first child into the world and grow our family. We’re so excited that it’s finally happening. Thank you for all your love and well wishes. I look forward to all the belly touching!”
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The actress announced her second child with a super cute photo on Instagram. “Matching baby bumps,” she captioned an adorable snap of herself in a bikini with her son, Otis, patting their protruding bellies.
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Kevin and Danielle Jonas
The adorable pair announced they're expecting their second child in April 2016, with a sweet Instagram post. “Prepping for baby number two!" the proud mom of Alena wrote, alongside a photo of herself in bed with her musician husband, and surrounded by piles of comfort food. "#babyjonas2."
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Meghan King Edmonds
The Real Housewives of Orange County star confirmed to Us Weekly on June 20 that she and her husband, Jim Edmonds, were expecting their first child together. "We are so thankful to have a healthy baby girl on the way. IVF was well worth it!" she told Us in a statement. She later showed off her growing baby bump via Instagram. "We're expecting a perfect little bundle of sugar and spice and everything nice!" she captioned the pic. "Jimmy and I are over the moon!"
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On May 6, 2016, Blac Chyna’s rep confirmed exclusively to Us Weekly that the model and her fiancé, Rob Kardashian, were expecting their first child. Later that day, she confirmed the news herself via Instagram, with a Blac Chyna emoji sporting a large baby bump. The post received more than 340,000 likes.
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Eva Amurri Martino
Susan Sarandon’s daughter, Eva Amurri Martino, shared her baby news via her website, Happily Eva After, on April 12, 2016. “It is with so much joy, crazy excitement, and immense gratitude that Kyle, Marlowe and I would like to announce that we are expecting a new addition to our family this Fall!” the Undateable alum wrote, alongside photos of her daughter, Marlowe, touching her bare baby bump. The actress — who is married to soccer commentator Kyle Martino — also revealed the sex: “Aaaand, because we have no patience and don’t expect you to either, we would also like to tell you that we are expecting A BABY BOY!!!”
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Us Weekly reported in November 2015 that Anne Hathaway was expecting, but the Oscar-winning actress didn't confirm the news until January 4, 2016, when she shared a photo of her bump. "So, posting a bikini pic is a little out of character for me," she wrote on Instagram. "But just now while I was at the beach I noticed I was being photographed. I figure if this kind of photo is going to be out in the world it should at least be an image that makes me happy (and be one that was taken with my consent. And with a filter:)"
The Alice Through the Looking Glass star and her husband, Adam Schulman, welcomed their son, Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman, on March 24.
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Bar Refaeli Instagrammed her pregnancy news on December 21, 2015. “2016 is going to be like …” the Israeli supermodel captioned a pic of a pregnancy test with baby and bottle emojis. “Happy & Healthy New Year!” Dad is husband Adi Ezra.
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Ready for diaper duty! Russell Brand took to Instagram on July 8, 2016, to announce that he and his girlfriend, Laura Gallacher, are going to be parents. In the photo, the Rock of Ages star held up a copy of Dean Beaumont’s The Expectant Dad’s Handbook. “Right then. My Mum bought me this,” he captioned the image. “Time to get ready! #trewlit #bookstagram #parenting.”
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Us Weekly exclusively broke the news of Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine’s first pregnancy March 10, 2016. The Maroon 5 frontman confirmed the upcoming arrival on Instagram April 2, with a photo of his bikini-clad wife in a Lakers hat. He captioned the image: “My two favorite Laker fans.”
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Katherine Heigl shared a first sonogram of her baby-boy-to-be via Instagram on June 23, 2016, the same day she confirmed that she and her husband, singer Josh Kelley, are expecting their third child together. The Grey's Anatomy alum and Kelley adopted their daughter Naleigh in 2009 and second daughter, Adalaide, in 2012.
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The Counting On star announced on August 23, 2016, that she was expecting her second child with her husband, Ben Seewald. The couple welcomed baby boy Spurgeon in November 2015. "We are overjoyed to announce that Spurgeon has a new title in life as 'big brother'! We are so thankful that God is adding to our family," the couple told Us Weekly in a statement. "2017 is shaping up to be a wonderful year already and we know Spurgeon will do a great job in his new role. Having Spurgeon has been such a wonderful blessing and we cannot wait to see the face of this sweet new baby (or babies!)."