Life may seem like it’s on hold for those in lockdown, but these stars are moving full-steam ahead, starting families or expanding them. Take a look and update your calendar accordingly.
Jenny Slate and Ben Shattuck
Jenny Slate revealed she was pregnant while appearing on “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” It’ll be her first child with fiancé Ben Shattuck.
Zara Tindall and Mike Tindall
Zara Tindall, a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, and hubby Mike Tindall are expecting their third child, he confirmed in December. They are already the parents of daughters Mia Grace, 6, and Lena Elizabeth, 2.
Zara has been open in the past about suffering two miscarriages before Lena’s birth.
Lauren Bushnell and Chris Lane
Lauren Bushnell and husband Chris Lane have some “Big, Big Plans” in their future.
The couple announced in December that they’re expecting their first child together, a year after tying the knot.
“A dream ☁️ Except I’m not dreaming. I’m wide awake. Holding your dads hand, watching you dance around in my belly. Listening to your little heart beat. My new favorite sound. A miracle. New life. Our sweet baby,” Bushnell posted to Instagram.
“Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorretino and wife Lauren Sorrentino are expecting a baby in May 2021.
“We have a Baby Situation 🤰,” Mike wrote in an Instagram announcement, while Lauren shared the news by saying, “Our biggest blessing is on it’s way 🤰🏼🙏🏼🎁.”
The couple’s happy news comes after Lauren suffered a miscarriage after getting pregnant the night Mike came home from prison in September 2019. “When I found out we were pregnant I felt like this is why we went through all these challenges for years and that this was our time and it was our blessing,” Lauren said in an interview at the time. “It was hard. It was really difficult.”
After her short-lived marriage to fellow Bachelor Nation alum Chris Randone, Krystal Nielson announced she’s expecting her first child with boyfriend Miles Bowles.
“Omg we are BURSTING with joy to finally share this wonderful news!! 🍼 I can’t believe it… I’m going be a MOMMY!!! 😭🤰💖,” she captioned a photo, announcing the news.
She is due in April.
“PEN15” star Maya Erskine announced her pregnancy on Election Day eve with a voting message attached. The father, Michael Angarano, announced the pair were engaged on his own Instagram.
In late October, multiple outlets reported that Kloss and Kushner — who just celebrated their second wedding anniversary — are now expecting their first child.
“Karlie is overjoyed to be expecting her first child in 2021,” People magazine quoted a source as saying. “She will be the most amazing mother.”
Scheana Shay is joining the “Vanderpump Rules” babies club.
In October, the Bravo star, 35, announced she and Brock Davies are expecting their first child together, five months after revealing she suffered a miscarriage.
“IT’S ALL HAPPENING APRIL 2021!!! We are expecting our rainbow baby!!! 🌈👶🏻,” Shay posted to Instagram at the time.
The 29-year-old model announced her first pregnancy with a Vogue digital cover and accompanying video directed by Lena Dunham. This will be Ratajkowski and husband Sebastian Bear-McClard’s first child together.
The couple tied the knot in 2018.
Deena Cortese’s family is growing.
In October, the “Jersey Shore” star announced that she and husband Chris Buckner are expecting their second child next spring.
“We’re so excited to announce we’re expecting Baby Buckner #2 May 1, 2021,” Cortese gushed on Instagram. “Our hearts are filled with so much love and joy!”
The couple welcomed their first child, son CJ, in January 2019.
The actress and husband Matthew Koma both shared the news via Instagram, posting a GIF of Koma rubbing Duff’s baby bump.
“We are growing!!! Mostly me,” Duff, 33, captioned her post, while Koma, also 33, noted just how much fun the couple have been having while on lockdown.
“lol quarantine was fun,” Koma wrote. “Baby #3 – 2021.”
The “American Beauty” actress, 41, called it an “absolute miracle” that she and husband Michael Hope are expecting their first child, a baby boy, spring 2021.
“It’s still this process for me of believing it and accepting that something this beautiful could happen for me,” she told People. “It’s been a very emotional experience,” she said. “It’s very weird finding out — I was like, I can’t believe it!”
Suvari secretly wed Hope in 2018 after two years of dating. They decided at the top of 2020 to actively try for a baby.
Katharine McPhee is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband David Foster.
McPhee, 36, was spotted showing off her growing baby bump as she grabbed lunch in California with 70-year-old Foster in October.
They have yet to publicly announce that their family is expanding, though sources confirmed the news to People.
This will be McPhee’s first child, but Foster — who has been married four times before — has five grown daughters: Sara, Erin, Jordan, Allison and Amy.
The couple got married in June 2019.
McPhee was previously married to Nick Cokas, and music legend Foster was previously married to B.J. Cook, Rebecca Dyer, Linda Thompson and, most recently, Yolanda Hadid.
Baby on board for Meghan Trainor.
“Lips Are Movin” songstress, 26, announced on “Today With Hoda and Jenna” that she and husband Daryl Sabara are expecting their first child together.
She also shared a photo of her sonogram, writing, “You all know how long I’ve wanted this!!!!😭🥰 @darylsabara and I are so beyond happy and excited to meet this little cutie early next year! WE’RE PREGNANTTTTT!!!”
Kelly Rowland’s family is getting a little larger.
The former Destiny’s Child singer, 39, announced in Women’s Health that she’s pregnant with her second child with husband Tim Weatherspoon.
They’re already parents to son Titan Jewell Weatherspoon.
Joss Stone is going to be a mom.
In early October, the British singer announced she’s pregnant and expecting her first child with her boyfriend Cody, an American musician.
“Guess what? I am going to have a little baby, too!” Stone said on her “A Cuppa Happy” podcast. “I am so excited to talk to you [influencer Ella Mills] because I don’t know many pregnant women. I am week 17 and I just stopped being sick all the time.”
Mom’s the word for Sadie Robertson.
The 23-year-old “Duck Dynasty” star announced in October that she’s pregnant with her first child with husband Christian Huff.
“SCREAMING WITH EXCITEMENT TO SHARE THIS NEWS!” Robertson exclaimed on Instagram.
Huff and Robertson tied the knot last fall.
Elsa Hosk is going to be a mom!
The Vicotria’s Secret Angel announced that she is pregnant for the first time and expecting her first child with boyfriend Tom Daly.
“Been keeping this angel in my belly a secret for a while… 👼🏻 ,” the 31-year-old model wrote on Instagram in September alongside photos of herself in nothing but a fur coat, while showing off her growing belly. “Feeling beyond excited and lucky to be having a baby and begin the next chapter of life with the man of my dreams!!!!”
They are expecting a baby girl.
Hosk and Daly have been linked as a couple since 2015.
A “Game of Thrones” baby is on the way.
Rose Leslie and Kit Harington are expecting their first child together.
The actress announced the happy news in September by showing off her baby bump for a cover story in the new issue of the UK’s Make Magazine.
Leslie and Harington, both 33, first met on the set of the hit HBO series and tied the knot in Scotland in June 2018.
Mandy Moore announced in September that she’s expecting her first baby with husband Taylor Goldsmith.
“Baby Boy Goldsmith coming early 2021 💙” she captioned a series of black-and-white photos of her and Goldsmith holding onto her baby bump.
Moore and Goldsmith tied the knot in 2018.
“Vanderpump Rules” stars Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor, 41 and 31, revealed they are expecting their first child with an Instagram post in September.
“The love of our lives is coming soon,” Cartwright wrote at the time.
They are having a boy.
Ashley Tisdale is going to be a mom!
The “High School Musical” alum, 35, announced that she is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband Christopher French in September.
The couple posted photos that showed off Tisdale’s growing baby bump to their Instagrams in September.
She and French, 38, got married in 2014.
Taylor Hanson and his wife Natalie announced in September that they’re expecting their seventh child.
“The best kind of unexpected. Number seven coming this December. #2020,” the “MMMBop” singer, 37, captioned an Instagram snap with Natalie.
The couple — who have been married for 18 years — also share Jordan, 17, Penelope, 15, River, 14, Viggo, 11, Wilhelmina, 7, and Claude, 1.
The “Real Housewives of Potomac” star announced in September that she is pregnant with her second child.
The Bravo star, 32, posted a video to Instagram that featured her and her husband Michael with their 1-year-old son Dean wearing a onesie that reads, “I’m Gonna Be a Big Brother.”
“Baby D2 arriving February 2021,” the video concluded.
She captioned the video, “There’s no hiding this big belly anymore! We are elated to share our news with you! To say we are thankful is an absolute understatement ♥️ #RHOP.”
Michael has two adult children from a previous relationship as well.
Supermodel Jessica Hart announced in September that she’s expecting her first child with boyfriend James Kirkham.
“We’re so super duper excited about this awesome news, especially at this time and amongst the mainly bleak news out there,” Hart announced via social media. “What a blessing. We’re so unbelievably grateful and happy!”
Earlier this year, Hart, 34, announced that she’d purchased a house in Los Angeles and hinted they would soon start a family.
Kirkham has a daughter from a previous relationship.
April Love Geary
Robin Thicke and his fiancée April Love Geary are having another baby together.
Geary, 25, is pregnant and expecting her third child with 43-year-old Thicke, Us Weekly confirmed in September.
The couple is already parents to daughters, Mia, 2, and Lola, 18 months.
Geary started dating Thicke in 2014, and he proposed four years later.
The “Blurred Lines” singer also shares 10-year-old son Julian with ex-wife Paula Patton.
Lala Kent is going to be a mom!
The “Vanderpump Rules” star announced that she and fiancé Randall Emmett are expecting their first child together.
“Today is my 30th birthday and I can’t think of any other way to celebrate than with you guys coming through your headphones and speakers,” Kent said on her “Give Them Lala… With Randall” podcast. “And for my 30th birthday, I had the best gift given to me, my body also helped out too… I am pregnant.
Last month, Emmett said he and Kent were “working” to conceive a child together after postponing their wedding due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
She and the film producer got engaged in September 2018.
Emmett shares two daughters, London and Rylee, with ex Ambyr Childers.
Lala Kent isn’t the only pregnant “Vanderpump Rules” star. Stassi Schroeder is pregnant!
The 31-year-old reality tv star and fiancé Beau Clark are having a baby girl. Her due date is January 2021.
The news of her pregnancy came shortly after Schroeder was axed from the Bravo show in June.
The couple was set to tie the knot in October, but postponed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Emma Roberts confirmed in late August that she is pregnant and expecting a baby boy with boyfriend Garrett Hedlund, 35.
“Me…and my two favorite guys,” the 29-year-old actress posted to Instagram, showing off her growing baby bump.
She celebrated with a “magical garden” theme baby shower in October.
Rachel McAdams, 41, debuted her baby bump while shopping at Los Angeles children’s store the Reckless Unicorn in August.
This will be the second child for the “Notebook” actress and her boyfriend Jamie Linden. They welcomed a baby boy in 2018.
The model and husband John Legend announced in August that they were expecting their third child, but sadly later revealed that she had suffered a pregnancy loss.
After being hospitalized in late September for bleeding during her pregnancy and then getting two blood transfusions, Teigen revealed the news of the couple’s loss in a heartbreaking Instagram post.
“We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before. We were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions. It just wasn’t enough,” she wrote alongside a series of very personal photos from the hospital.
She was about halfway into her pregnancy.
Kelis announced that she welcomed her daughter in September after an “intense” labor.
The “Milkshake” singer announced on Instagram that she was expecting her second child with husband Mike Mora in a sponsored post in August.
“Chef Kelis – table for 5 please,” she captioned a picture of herself holding up a positive pregnancy test. “We’re adding one more! 🤰🏾🖤”
Kelis, 40, and Mora, 41, already share 4-year-old son Shepherd. The pair have been married since 2014.
The R&B singer also has an 11-year-old son, Knight, from her first marriage to rapper Nas.
Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix
Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix welcomed their first child together, a boy named River, in September. Page Six exclusively revealed that Mara was pregnant in May.
The pair have yet to confirm on social media; they’ve been laying low while quarantining together in LA.
Mara, 35, and Phoenix, 45, got engaged in June 2019. Rumors of their engagement swirled after Mara was spotted wearing an engagement ring.
Page Six broke the news the pair were an item in 2017 after they met on the set of “Mary Magdalene.”
Ciara and Russell Wilson
Ciara and Russell Wilson welcomed their second child together, a baby boy named Win, in April. Ciara, 34, first announced she was pregnant for the third time in January.
They revealed they were having a boy in April.
She and Wilson, 31, already share a 3-year-old daughter, Sienna Princess. Ciara also shares 5-year-old son, Future Zahir Wilburn, with her ex-boyfriend, rapper Future.
The “Goodies” singer has been flaunting her baby bump proudly on Instagram throughout her pregnancy.
Ciara and Wilson got married in 2016.
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are having a second child together, a boy.
Simpson, 35, announced she was pregnant again in April. She and Ross, 31, married in August 2014.
The couple also share 4-year-old daughter Jagger. Simpson shares 11-year-old son Bronx with ex Pete Wentz.
Lea Michele and Zandy Reich
Lea Michele and husband Zandy Reich welcomed their son in August.
The “Glee” actress, 33, announced she is pregnant and expecting her first child with Reich, 37, in April.
Michele showed off her baby bump while wearing a bikini in May.
The couple got married in California in March 2019 and were first linked as a couple in summer 2017.
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas welcomed their first baby together, a daughter named Willa, in July.
The “Game of Thrones” did not officially announce she is pregnant, but multiple reports confirmed the happy news in February.
The 24-year-old actress’ baby bump was on full display when she took a walk with her Jonas Brother husband, 30, in May.
The couple tied the knot in a surprise Las Vegas wedding in May 2019. They have been linked as a couple since 2016.
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom announced their birth of their baby girl Daisy Dove in August.
The 35-year-old singer revealed she was pregnant in a new music video in March after keeping her pregnancy a secret by wearing baggy clothes.
Perry and Bloom, 45, got engaged in February 2019; their wedding has reportedly been delayed over COVID-19 concerns.
The pair first began dating in 2016: They broke up in 2017 but reconciled for good in 2018.
The “Lord of the Rings” star also shares 9-year-old son Flynn with ex Miranda Kerr.
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik welcomed their daughter in September following the exciting news that they were expecting their first child together in April.
The 25-year-old model confirmed her pregnancy on “The Tonight Show,” sharing that she and 27-year-old Malik were expecting a baby girl.
The couple have dated on and off since 2015.
Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish
Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish gave birth to their second child in September after Parrish, 35, revealed she was pregnant in March.
She and Hart, 40, are already parents to a 2-year-old son, Kenzo.
The couple got married in August 2016.
The comedian also shares 15-year-old daughter Heaven and 12-year-old son Hendrix with his ex-wife, Torrei.
Hilaria and Alec Baldwin
Hilaria and Alec Baldwin welcomed their fifth child together in September after the 36-year-old mom revealed she was pregnant this Spring after suffering two miscarriages in 2019, in November and April.
She has since shared the hardships of experiencing two miscarriages.
The couple also shares daughter Carmen, 6, and sons Romeo, 2, Leonardo, 3, and Rafael, 4.
The “30 Rock” actor, 62, is also father to 24-year-old daughter Ireland, whom he shares with ex-wife Kim Basinger.
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger welcomed baby girl Lyla Maria in August after revealing that they were expecting their first child together this year. Reports confirmed that 30-year-old Schwarzenegger was pregnant in March.
They got married in June 2019 after getting engaged just six months before.
The couple reportedly met through Schwarzenegger’s mother, Maria Shriver, and have been dating since 2018.
Pratt, 40, shares 7-year-old son Jack with ex-wife Anna Faris.
Nikki Bella and Brie Bella
Twins Nikki Bella and Brie Bella gave birth one day apart from each other after announcing earlier this year that they were miraculously pregnant at the same time.
Nikki, 36, and Artem Chigvintzev, 37 announced they are expecting their first child together at the same time that Brie, 36, and Daniel Bryan, 38, announced they are expecting baby No. 2 in January.
Nikki and Chigvintzev got engaged in January, while Brie and Bryan — who share 2-year-old daughter Birdie Joe — got married in 2014.
The Bella twins’ due dates are less than two weeks apart.
Leighton Meester and Adam Brody
Leighton Meester and Adam Brody confirmed that they welcomed their second child together–a boy– in September after photos revealed that the couple was expecting earlier this year.
The “Gossip Girl” actress, 34, debuted a baby bump while on a walk with 40-year-old Brody in April.
Meester and “The O.C.” alum also share 4-year-old daughter Arlo.
The couple met on the set of the movie “The Oranges” in 2011 and announced they were engaged in November 2013, secretly tying the knot in February 2014.
Meghan McCain and Ben Domenech
Meghan McCain and Ben Domenech welcomed daughter Liberty in September after revealing that they were going to be parents earlier this year.
“The View” host, 35, announced she was pregnant in March after revealing in 2019 that she had suffered a miscarriage.
McCain and Domenech, 38, got married in November 2017, with Domenech popping the question at the Mayo Clinic. Page Six exclusively revealed the couple’s engagement after it was kept a secret.
Jinger Duggar and Jeremy Vuolo
Jinger Duggar and Jeremy Vuolo are expecting their second child together in November.
The former “19 Kids and Counting” star announced she was pregnant with a baby girl in May after suffering a heartbreaking miscarriage last fall.
Jinger, 26, and Jeremy, 32, already share 1-year-old daughter Felicity, whom they welcomed in July 2018.
They got engaged in July 2016 and tied the knot 4 months later.
Romee Strijd and Laurens van Leeuwen
Victoria’s Secret Angel Romee Strijd is expecting her first child with husband Laurens van Leeuwen.
The 24-year-old model first announced she was pregnant in May, also revealing she was diagnosed with PCOS two years ago.
“I was so scared that I would never be able to because I got told it was harder to get babies in a natural way,” she said at the time.
The Dutch catwalker changed up her health and fitness routine and was finally able to get pregnant.
“I’m so happy and grateful to say that I got my period back last november AND that WE’RE SOON A FAMILY OF THREE ❤ ❤❤❤,” she said.
Strijd and van Leeuwen, 29, got married in 2018.
Sasha Pieterse and Hudson Sheaffer
Sasha Pieterse is having a baby!
The “Pretty Little Liars” alum, 24, and her husband Hudson Sheaffer, 30, are expecting their first child together, she announced in May.
Pieterse shared the news with a photo of her baby bump and announced that their little one is due in October.
“@hudsonsheaffer thank you for making me a mom and for always being my unwavering rock and safe place,” Pieterse wrote. “You bring out the adventurer in me and I feel like my truest self when I’m with you, luckily that’s all the time!”
Pieterse and Sheaffer got married in Ireland in May 2018 after getting engaged in 2015.
“Below Deck: Mediterranean” star Hannah Ferrier is pregnant with her first child, she announced in June.
The Bravo star, 33, is five months along and she and boyfriend Josh are expecting their baby to arrive in late October.
“It’s something I have wanted since I was a little girl and I really feel like all my dreams are coming true at once,” she wrote on Instagram.
The baby news comes on the heels of her exit from the show after she was fired after being on five seasons of the show.
“Thank you guys so much for the love and support,” she said. “Below Deck Med has been an amazing journey for me and I got so much out of it – including all of you guys!! Thank you again from the bottom of my heart 💗💗💗.”
Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert
Jade Roper is having another baby with Tanner Tolbert. This will be their third child together.
“We are so thankful and excited for this baby,” Roper said on social media last month amid the coronavirus pandemic. “I truly believe babies being born during this time are here for a special reason, to be light workers. We are beyond happy to love another baby, to give Emmy and Brooks another sibling and to have our children be so close! #partyof5 #babynumber3.”
The couple met on the second season of “Bachelor in Paradise” in 2015 and got married the next year.
Roper and Tolbert, both 33, welcomed daughter Emmy a year later.
She then gave birth to son Brooks in her closet in June 2019.
Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert
Teyana Taylor gave in a bathroom for the second time in September after announcing that she and Iman Shumpert were having another baby earlier this year.
The singer and athlete, both 29, confirmed they are expecting a baby girl in June.
The couple also shares 4-year-old daughter Iman Taylor Shumpert Jr., or “Junie” for short.
They secretly tied the knot in 2016.
Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty
Nicki Minaj and husband Kenneth Petty reportedly welcomed their baby on September 30 after announcing over the summer that they were expanding their family.
The 37-year-old rapper announced in July that she was pregnant and expecting her first child with Petty, 42, revealing the exciting news on Instagram.
“#Preggers💛,” Minaj captioned a photo of her growing baby bump.
Minaj married Petty in October 2019.
Vanessa Morgan and Michael Kopech
Vanessa Morgan and Micahel Kopech are starting a family together.
The “Riverdale actress announced that she was pregnant in July. She and her MLB hubby are expecting a baby boy.
“I can’t believe how much growth & strength you’ve already given me as your mom. It’s like God knew I needed you, my angel,” she said at the time.
Morgan, 28, and Kopech, 24, got married in January.
Zonnique Pullins and Bandhunta Izzy
Zonnique Pullins is expecting her first child with rapper boyfriend Bandhunta Izzy.
The daughter of Tameka “Tiny” Cottle and stepdaughter of T.I. revealed the happy news in August.
“Literally every year, probably for the past three years, this same rumor [that I was pregnant] had come out. This time I actually am pregnant,” Pullins, 24, told People at the time. “It’s weird!”
She and Bandhunta, 23, have been dating for about to years.
Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell
Newlyweds Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell are expecting.
In August, Irwin — the 22-year-old daughter of the late “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin — announced she and husband Powell, 23, will welcome their first child next year.
“Baby Wildlife Warrior due 2021,” Irwin posted to Instagram.
The exciting news comes about five months after Irwin and Powell tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. They announced their engagement in 2019.
Morgan Stewart and Jordan McGraw
One month after confirming their engagement, Morgan Stewart and fiancé Jordan McGraw revealed they are expecting a baby girl in August.
Taking to Instagram, “Daily Pop” host Stewart shared a clip from the couple’s gender reveal, which featured McGraw popping a black balloon with pink confetti flying out.
McGraw, 34, the son of TV’s Dr. Phil McGraw, has been dating Stewart, 31, since March.
“We dated 10 years ago for a year, and then he broke up with me because he was, like, ‘I’m not down with you, bitch,’” Stewart joked at the time.