There were a lot of celebrity births over the past year which means yesterday, plenty of celebrity women we’ve “bumpwatched” and became moms for the first time ever were able to celebrate their first Mother’s Day.
One trend we noticed among this latest crop of first time moms: either they’ve concealed their babies from the spotlight, and laid low since becoming a mom or they’ve been all in, giving their babies their own Instagram or making them the star of the parents social media feed. No in between. All In or Nothing. Whatever floats their boat, we’re sure each had a great time yesterday celebrating Mom’s Day for the first time since their babies were born. Here is a run down:
International human rights attorney Amal Clooney and husband George Clooney are very private people, yet the arrival of their first set of children, twins —a boy named Alexander and girl named Ella— was big news yet, the Clooneys have yet to talk about them in the public other than George revealing their first words were “Mamma!”
Tennis legand Serena Williams
and her husband Reddit
co-founder Alexis Ohanian
welcomed their daughter Alexis Olympia
last September and now the duo are stars of an HBO
docu series about her arrival.
Khloe Kardashian was one of three of the Kardashian-Jenner women who welcomed a baby this year. Her sister Kylie Jenner had her first baby while Kim Kardashian welcomed her third child via surrogate. She had managed to stay out of spotlight since giving birth to True (with her estranged boyfriend NBA Cleveland Cavaliers star Tristan Thompson) in April 2017.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross
and and her two-time Super Bowl champ hubby Aaron Ross
welcomed their baby boy, Aaron Ross
II in August.
The youngest of the Jenner-Kardashian clan, Kylie Jenner welcomed her daughter Stormi with boyfriend Travis Scott on February 1 and she did an excellent job keeping the entire pregnancy under wraps.
It was last Mother’s Day 2017 that Kevin Hart
announced that his wife, Eniko Hart
, was expecting their first child. Their son Kenzo Kash
made his grand debut in November and every since he’s been one of the happiest babies around!
Bring It On star Kirsten Dunst also did a great job covering up the majority of her pregnancy and only revealed it when she was well into her third trimester while posing for an ad campaign. She welcomed a baby boy this month with fiancé Jesse Plemons and they too have yet to even discuss baby since he arrived.
On May 2, Jordin Sparks and her husband, model Dana Isaiah Thomas welcomed their first child together, son Dana Isaiah Thomas Jr. and the American Idol alum stunned everyone when she was spotted walking the red carpet just three days later. Wow!
Julia Stiles and her husband Preston J. Cook welcomed their son Strummer Newcomb Cook on Oct. 20, 2017. The Silver Linings Playbook star was recently “mommy shamed” for the say she carried her baby in a carrier but clapped back like a champ.
star Naturi Naughton
welcomed her daughter, Zuri in July 2017 and she too has been great about keeping her little one out of the public eye but we’re sure she is a looker like her mom.
The Southern Charm star Cameran Eubanks had her daughter Palmer on Nov. 11, 2017. After celebrating with a hilarious shower, Eubanks has since shared lots about mommyhood on her Insta!
The Hills Babyboom
Lauren Conrad led the little baby boom of alums of the MTV show The Hills when she welcomed her first child, son Liam, on July 5 with her hubbie William Tell. Since becoming a mom, she too has laid low but pops up once in a while to show off her mom power!
Heidi Pratt who was Conrad’s nemesis on the show and her husband Spencer Pratt also welcomed a baby boy named Guinner on October 12017 but unlike the others, they’re pretty out and open about sharing photos of him in social media.
Finally, Whitney Port had her first child Sonny with husband Tim Rosenman in July 2017 and was very transparent about the trials of pregnancy on her YouTube channel but looks to believe it was all worth it.
Congrats to Jordin Sparks and her husband Dana Isaiah on the birth of their first child together.
They named the new arrival Dana Isaiah Thomas Jr., whom they’ll call DJ,, PEOPLE confirms.
Sparks and Isaiah welcomed their baby boy, May 2 at 9:04 p.m. at the Natural Birth Center & Women’s Wellness, Los Angeles; he weighed 8 lbs. 4.5 oz. and measured in at 21½ inches.
The American Idol season 3 champion posted a photo of their baby boy, wearing a tiny cap with his initials on it.
The couple married after briefly dating last Summer and Sparks announced both nuptials and pregnancy news simultaneously last November.
This is the first child for the “No Air” singer and her model husband.
We love the photos of the baby and his wife we peeped on Isaiahs gram.
Jordin Sparks reminded her fans of some of the odd ailments of pregnancy when she shared a photo of herself doing natural physical therapy to alleviate her sciatic nerve pain.
“This little boy wants to be on my literal nerves today,” the former American Idol winner captioned a photo of herself on a large balance ball, adding:
“The bottom of my rib cage is numb & I have some shooting pain down my right leg so I’m stretching on my exercise ball. Phew! But it will all be worth it when he’s here. I can’t complain though because this journey has been smooth sailing for the most part. He’s been so good to me! We can’t wait to meet you Little Man! 🦋 Mamas, what side effects did you feel during your pregnancy? 📸: Daddy #3rdtrimester #andababymakes3#psalm37four #babyboy”
What is Sciatica? (SYE-AT-ick-uh)
As the uterus expands, mom to be may feel aches and pains in the back, abdomen, groin area, and thighs. Many women also have backaches and aching near the pelvic bone due the pressure of the baby’s head, increased weight, and loosening joints. Some pregnant women complain of pain that runs from the lower back, down the back of one leg, to the knee or foot.
It is thought to occur when the uterus puts pressure on the sciatic nerve
The sciatic nerve transmits sensation from the lower extremities and lumbar area of the low back. It is common for people to recover from sciatica without a surgical operation.
How to cure it?
Home remedies for new sciatica include heat-pad or ice-pack applications. Each can be applied for approximately 20 minutes every couple of hours. Some benefit from alternating heat and ice applications.
Strict bed rest is recommended less often than in the past. Physical therapists are experts at designing optimal exercise programs for sciatica. Brief walking can be helpful for certain people with sciatica.
Sparks and her new husband Dana Isaiah are expedient their first child, a baby boy, later this year.
American Idol champ Jordin Sparks had a “low key” baby shower this weekend in her native Arizona.
A friend and her sister in law Jessica Sparks organized the event, according to the “No Air” singer’s husband of 7 months, model Dana Isaiah.
“’We had a low key baby shower for Little man in AZ with family and friends this afternoon,” Jordin captioned a family photo of the event “It was beautiful.”
She added: “’I am so grateful for the support system I’ve had growing up and the roots that took hold to support us now. This journey is incredible. God is good.’
Since confirming her pregnancy in November, the star says things have been smooth sailing.
Dana and Isaiah had a babymoon in Mexico.
“It’s been good! It’s been really good actually. I didn’t have any morning sickness!” the star told Life & Style during the launch of the Smiles with Lay’s program, “So it was nice to be able to eat food and keep it down.”
Her husband posted photos of the event as well as her brother PJ on their respective Instagram feed.
Brother PJ Sparks cradles his sister baby bump
Look who is loving her new pregnancy curves!
Former American Idol champ Jordin Sparks took to her Instagram account recently to express her joy over her baby bump.
“It was so gorgeous today! It was perfect for a mini shoot,” she wrote, adding that there was one other very important reason why she felt compelled to whip out the camera: “I felt cuuuute!!”
She was cute! Wearing a Black and yellow blouse over top denim cuffed jeans accessorized with black canvas sneakers and wide brim hat and a big bright smile!!
Sparks and her husband model Dana Isaiah are expecting their first child together, a baby boy, this Spring.
Around the web, there is an outlet covering some of the pregnant celebs and our Bellyitch Bumpwatch alums. We follow their stories so you don’t have to. Here is a roundup:
Miranda Kerr‘s First Red Carpet Debut since announcing second pregnancy. (PEOPLE)
Jordin Sparks‘ First Red Carpet since announcing her pregnancy (E! News)
Kim Kardashian West‘s son Saint turned 2! (Elite Daily)
Beyonce and Jay-Z allowed papps to photograph them coming out of an elevator after attending a movie on Jay Z’s birthday this week, news because of the infamous elevator fight involving Solange. (Yahoo!)
Chrissy Teigen is sadly being body shamed while preggers (Stylecaster)
It’s a boy for Jordin Sparks!
The American Idol champ and her Model husband Dana Isaiah are expecting their first child.
The singer and actress announced the news on her Instagram page.
“IT’S A BOY!!! We have so much to be thankful for and this is definitely at the top of the list!,” she captioned the photo of her self and hubby holding blue confetti “ @_danaisaiah’s gonna have a little mini me running around! We can’t wait to meet him. We love you lil man! ????
Isaiah gave his followers a preview of what to come.
”Unbothered and enjoying life ? Side note: I find out the gender of my first born in less than 24 hours ?” he captioned a photo on his page.
She announced last week that she was married and expecting to the shock of many
Congrats to singer-songwriter Jordin Sparks who recently announced she is married and newly pregnant, E! reports.
The American Idol winner shared the news to PEOPLE that she and her beau Dana Isaiah tied the knot while vacationing in Hawaii with a small group of friends.
“It just more solidifies the whole team sentiment of a relationship,” Sparks explained to the magazine. “You know you’re still individuals, but at the same time everything is about ‘we’ and ‘us’ as opposed to ‘you’ and ‘I.'”
She wanted to keep it secret but he wanted to be out with it, apparently.
“He’s been like, ‘I want to shout it from the mountain tops!'” she told the mag of her aspiring model husband. “We’re really proud to be married to each other and to be celebrating this.”
A month after marrying, they found out they were expecting.
“It’s been really crazy because everything changes. Once we got over the initial shock of it, now again just like it is with the marriage, to be able to share that this amazing thing is happening, it’s such a great thing,” the “No Air” singer shared. “We did this together!”
She knows but has not released the sex of her baby but is happy with the unexpected but welcome change.
I’m extremely grateful because life is nuts. This is the best part so far because I have [Dana] and I have this little one and I have a new family,” the pop singer says. “I’m the most content I’ve ever been in my life.”
So sweeeeet!!! Congrats!