2018 will go down in history as the year that gave us a royal wedding, a second Chrissy Teiegn cookbook and saw Serena Williams prove that new mamas can do anything. It's also the year that a bunch of adorable celebrity babies came into the world.
Here's to all the celebrity babies born this year!
Kat Von D and Leafar Seyer welcomed baby boy Leafar Von D Reyes
Makeup mogul Kate Von D is going offline after the birth of her baby boy, Leafar. In the caption of a photo of her husband, Leafar Seyer holding baby Leafar, Von D noted that the couple will be taking a social media break while they bond with their baby.
"I want to take the next 40 days [4th trimester] to focus on the baby and our amazing relationship transitioning into amazing parenthood."
Sounds like a wonderful plan Kat!
Jana Kramer and hubby Mike Caussin welcomed baby Jace
At the end of November country singer Jana Kramer and her husband, former NFL player Mike Caussin welcomed baby Jace Joseph Caussin, who joins big sister Jolie.
Kramer and Caussin have been very open about having suffered multiple miscarriages between having Jolie and Jace. During a recent episode of Kramer's podcast, Whine Down With Jenna Kramer, Caussin asked his wife if she ever thought the pain would away when they were in the midst of those pregnancy losses.
"Never," she said.
We are so happy to see this couple holding their sweet little "rainbow baby". 🌈
Elizabeth Smart and Matthew Gilmour welcomed baby Olivia
Back in June author and activist Elizabeth Smart announced she and husband Matthew Gilmour were expecting their third child, and in November baby Olivia arrived.
She was born in hospital and Smart shared a sweet post-birth selfie with her Instagram followers.
"So happy to welcome Olivia to our family!" she wrote.
We are so happy for her.
Jessica Chastain and Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo welcomed a baby girl
After actress Jessica Chastain was spotted out in October carrying a baby in a car seat, media outlets began to speculate about whether she and husband Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo had become parents, and it turns out the rumors are true. On November 19, E! News reported Chastain's daughter was born in the spring, via surrogate.
Chastain has not spoken publicly about her daughter or posted any baby photos on her Instagram, which is absolutely her choice. If she ever does decide to talk about the early days of her daughter's life, we will be all ears!
Until then, congratulations to Jessica and Gian!
Kate Upton and Justin Verlander welcomed daughter Genevieve
What a sweet little face! On November 10 Kate Upton and Justin Verlander introduced the world to their daughter, Genevieve Upton Verlander who was born on November 7.
On his Instagram account proud dad Verlander added notes "You stole my ❤️ the first second I met you!!!"
Looks like Genevieve's parents are very much in love with their baby girl.
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade welcomed (a surprising) baby girl
Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade shocked the world in November by announcing the birth of the daughter fans didn't know they were expecting!
"We are sleepless and delirious but so excited to share that our miracle baby arrived last night via surrogate and 11/7 will forever be etched in our hearts as the most loveliest of all the lovely days. Welcome to the party sweet girl!" Union, who has previously written about her struggles with infertility, wrote on Instagram.
Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus welcomed their first baby together
Diana Kruger and her partner, Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, are the latest celebrity parents to welcome a new baby, but unlike a lot of celebrity couples they did not do an Instagram baby announcement.
The family is keeping things low key, but People reports it has confirmed the baby's arrival.
Whether or not a family chooses to publicize their child's image and name is totally up to the parents, whether they are famous or not. Kruger and Reedus may choose to keep their baby out of the spotlight and that's totally cool. Big announcements aren't for everyone.
Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma welcomed daughter Banks Violet Bair
Hilary Duff shared some big news in October, dropping an adorable birth announcement on Instagram and letting the world know that she had a home birth for daughter Banks Violet Bair. What a unique name!
Pippa Middleton and James Matthews welcomed a baby boy
Little Prince Louis now has a close cousin! The Duchess of Cambridge's sister, Pippa Middleton, and her husband James Matthews welcomed a baby boy on October 16, one day after her sister's sister-in-law, Meghan Markle, announced her pregnancy.
Kate Hudson and Danny Fujikawa welcomed baby Rani Rose
Kate Hudson is now a #girlmom.
The actress (who is also mom to sons, 7-year-old son Bingham and 14-year-old son Ryder) and her partner Danny Fujikawa announced the birth of their daughter one day after she was born on October 2. The birth announcement came via a series of Instagram slides, captioned with simply, "She's here".
"We have decided to name our daughter Rani (pronounced Ronnie) after her grandfather, Ron Fujikawa. Ron was the most special man who we all miss dearly. To name her after him is an honor," Hudson wrote.
"Everyone is doing well and happy as can be. Our family thanks you for all the love and blessings that have been sent our way and we send ours right back."
Jillian Harris and Justin Pasutto welcome baby Annie
On October 1 Jillian Harris and Justin Pasutto announced they just welcomed their second child (and first girl), baby Annie. According to the Instagram post introducing Annie, Harris and Pasutto were enjoying a date night when Annie started making her entrance into the world, interrupting mom and dad's round of golf.
Kim Kardashian + Kanye West welcomed Chicago Noel West
Celebrity power couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their third child, baby Chicago via a gestational surrogate on January 15, 2018. Chicago came into the world weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was instantly loved by the whole Kardashian family, including her siblings, North and Saint.
"We're so in love," Kardashian said in a statement released shortly after Chicago's birth.
"We are incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true with the greatest gift one could give," the proud mama explained.
[Updated: November 3 2018.]