2017 was full of breakups (Chris Pratt and Anna Faris?!? NOOOOOO), rekindled romances (Jelena 2.0), and babies from A-list couples like Beyoncé and Jay-Z and Amal and George Clooney. We saw adorable photos with stars and their little tykes, and now, we even have a New Years baby to celebrate thanks to singer Natasha Bedingfield, who welcomed her first child on Jan. 1. While Bedingfield may be among the first, but she is certainly not the only famous name to be awaiting a baby this year. Here are some of the other expected babies to come in 2018.
Prince William and Kate Middleton
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pleased to share a new photograph of their family. The image features on Their Royal Highnesses' Christmas card this year. The photograph shows The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their two children at Kensington Palace. It was taken earlier this year by @chrisjacksongetty Their Royal Highnesses have also announced this morning that Princess Charlotte will attend the Willcocks Nursery School in London from January 2018. The Willcocks Nursery School has said: "We are delighted that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen the Willcocks Nursery School for Princess Charlotte. We look forward to welcoming Charlotte to our nursery in January."
Joining Princess Charlotte and Prince George, the newest royal to the family is coming this year. The baby is due in April 2018, and although it is still up in the air, names Alice and Arthur have been voted as top choices for the little one. The gender of the baby has yet to be revealed.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Also adding baby number three, the Kardashian-West clan is getting another sibling, and she is expected this month. Kim went a different route this time around, instead choosing to have the baby by a surrogate because of her own health concerns. TMZ reports the couple paid $45,000 (USD) for the surrogate who cannot smoke, drink or take any drugs during the pregnancy. But of course, that’s not the only Kardashian welcoming a baby in 2018.
Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson
Aw, even their names are alliterations—it’s true love. The younger sister of Kim K is having her first baby with her NBA-player boyfriend (and Canadian), Tristan Thompson. While the KUWTK star has been pretty mum about the news, she recently posted a photo that shows a mini bump. Rumours are out— apparently it’s a girl and she’s due sometime in March.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Seriously, did the Kardashians and their friends all decide to get pregnant together? Teigen, who is a close pal of Kim and company, is having her second child with singer John Legend. The baby boy was done through IVF and the couple has been looking for a gender-neutral name for him, although Teigen seems to be having some problems deciding on that front. The couple already has a little girl, Luna.
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo
It’s baby number two for the Maroon 5 frontman and his wife of three years, model Behati Prinsloo. Prinsloo recently shared a sweet black and white photo of her with 15-month-old daughter, Dusty Rose, and the photo also shows her ever-growing baby bump.
Macklemore and Tricia Davis
The Gemini rapper-singer announced back in September that he and his wife were expecting, and they did so through a cute video. The couple has one little girl already, Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty, and if you follow any of Mackelmore’s accounts, you know she’s basically his world. No, really, she is. Expect more daddy-baby trips and sweet memos to come.
Dwayne Johnson and Lauren Hashian
“The Rock” is expanding his team with longtime girlfriend Lauren Hashian, and he announced last month it’s going to be another girl. Johnson, who has a 16-year-old daughter, Simone, with his ex-wife, as well as daughter Jasmine Lia with Hashian, captioned the announcement photo by saying, “…big daddy is completely surrounded by beautiful estrogen and loving, powerful female mana…I wouldn’t have it any other way.”
Chris Stapleton and Morgan Stapleton
The country musician and his wife are going to have a big baby party in 2018—the two are welcoming twins. Stapleton’s wife announced the news via Instagram back in October, writing “14 years, 2 babies, & 2 more on the way. Happy 10 year anniversary babe! You make my whole world go round.” Apparently, the bearded artist “laughed for about 20 minutes” and was in shock after hearing the news. The Stapletons have a daughter and son together.
Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel
The Australian model and Snapchat co-founder tied the knot in 2017 and will welcome their first child together in 2018. The couple started dating back in 2014 following Kerr’s split from actor Orlando Bloom (whom she shares a child, Flynn, with). Spiegel’s Snap went public in March 2017, and he is the youngest billionaire on the Forbes 400 list (and youngest billionaire in the United States) with an estimated net worth of $3.1 billion. This is one lucky kid, that’s for darn sure.
Coco Rocha and James Conran
One of Canada’s fashion royalty is welcoming her second child with husband of over seven years, James Conran. The mother-to-be is a proud parent to 2 ½ -year-old Ioni James, who seems to be taking a liking to fashion just like her mama. When Rocha posted the news on Instagram, she was dressed to the nines, naturally, with little Ioni by her side.
Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons
The two co-stars fell in love off screen and are now engaged with a baby on the way. The couple, who play husband and wife in the incredible TV show, Fargo, started dating back in 2016 and Dunst told Marie Claire UK that she’s ready to “have babies and chill,” and that she loves the love of children. No word on when the baby is due.
Seth Meyers and Alexi Ashe
He may be gearing up to host the Golden Globes, but the comedian is also prepping for the arrival of his second child. Meyers announced the news during his Thanksgiving episode, which saw his dad rooting for the kid to be named Albert. Chances of that happening are slim to none though, according to Meyers. Following the birth of the couple’s first son, Ashe, in 2016, Meyers opened up about baby life. “I haven’t been great as far as being an assistant to my wife,” he said on the Today show. “In that the baby will wake up a couple of times in the middle of the night and then I’ve been adding a third wake-up because I have night terrors about where the baby is.” Let’s hope baby number two will be less stress for the 44-year-old.
????? Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott
The youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner crew, 20-year-old Kylie Jenner is said to be having a baby with her boyfriend-rapper, Travis Scott. Now, we’re not sure if this is just a rumour (would any of us be surprised?) or what, especially because she has yet to confirm the news (even though Ellen DeGeneres seems to have made her own announcement), but if it is true that means the “Brady Bunch with a kick” family is going to have one massive baby boom in 2018.