Sara Gilbert and her wife Linda Perry welcomed a baby boy, The Talk co-host Julie Chen announced on March 2.
Sara Gilbert, 40, gave birth to the couple’s first child, named Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry, on Saturday, February 28.
Explaining Sara Gilbert’s absence, Julie Chen said: “Sara is on maternity leave. She just delivered over the weekend. “Our very own Sara and her wife Linda Perry are the proud parents of a new baby boy. Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry was born on Saturday and both mother and child are doing well.”
Sharon Osbourne then shared the first photo of little Rhodes with fans.
Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry wed on March 2014. Sara Gilbert is also a mother to son Levi and daughter Sawyer from her previous relationship with TV producer Allison Adler.
Baby Rhodes is the second Sara Gilbert has carried – she gave birth to Sawyer in 2007, while Allison Adler carried Levi in 2004.
Holly Willoughby and husband Dan Baldwin welcomed their third child, a baby boy named Chester William, on Monday, September 29.
The This Morning presenter has announced baby’s arrival on Twitter.
Holly Willoughby, 33, told her 4.88 million followers: “I’m sooo happy to tell you all – we’ve just had a baby boy! Chester William Baldwin made a grand entrance at 8lbs 12. He’s just perfect. X”
Amanda Holden, who’s covering Holly Willoughby’s maternity leave on This Morning wrote: “Congratulations and much love to @hollywills Dan Belle Harry and new baby Chester !!I’m delighted and thrilled!!”
Holly Willoughby has welcomed her third child, a baby boy named Chester William (photo ITV)
Holly Willoughby’s co-presenter Phillip Schofield added: “Had a lovely phone call from @hollywills tonight. Congratulations gorgeous and welcome Chester William Baldwin …. 8lbs 12 blimey!”
Holly Willoughby and Dan Baldwin, who got married in 2007, announced they were expecting another child in March.
The couple also have 5-year-old son Harry and 3-year-old daughter Belle together.
Christina Ricci and husband James Heerdegen have welcomed their first child, a baby boy, Us Weekly reported.
Christina Ricci and husband James Heerdegen have welcomed their first child (photo Getty Images)
The former Addams Family star, now 34, first sparked pregnancy speculation in late May when she stepped out at LAX airport in Los Angeles with a tell-tale baby bump, confirming the news via publicist shortly thereafter.
Christina Ricci and James Heerdegen, who first met on the ABC series Pan Am in 2011, tied the knot on the Upper East Side in New York City in October 2013.
Kate Middleton has given birth to a baby boy, Kensington Palace has announced this evening.
The baby was delivered at 16:24 BST at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, west London, weighing 8lb 6oz.
Prince William said in a statement the couple “could not be happier”.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will remain in the hospital overnight.
The news has been displayed on an easel in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace in line with tradition.
A bulletin – signed by the Queen’s gynaecologist Marcus Setchell, who led the medical team that delivered the baby – was taken by a royal aide from St Mary’s to the palace under police escort.
The document said: “Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 4.24 pm today.
“Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.”
The news of royal baby boy arrival has been displayed on an easel in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace in line with tradition
When the news was announced, a large cheer went up from well-wishers and journalists outside the hospital while a large crowd greeted the posting of the bulletin outside Buckingham Palace.
The Kensington Palace press release said Prince William was present for the birth of his son, who will be known as the Prince of Cambridge.
“The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news,” it said.
And the Prince of Wales, in a separate statement, said he and the Duchess of Cornwall were “overjoyed at the arrival of my first grandchild.
“It is an incredibly special moment for William and Catherine and we are so thrilled for them on the birth of their baby boy,” he added.
“Grandparenthood is a unique moment in anyone’s life, as countless kind people have told me in recent months, so I am enormously proud and happy to be a grandfather for the first time and we are eagerly looking forward to seeing the baby in the near future.”
Prince William and Kate Middleton spent time bonding with their son before they told the family their news, according to new reports.
Royal doctor Michael Setchell described the new arrival as “wonderful baby, beautiful baby”.
PM David Cameron, speaking outside Downing Street, hailed the “wonderful news”.
“It is an important moment in the life of our nation but I suppose, above all, it’s a wonderful moment for a warm and loving couple who’ve got a brand new baby boy,” he added.
He said the Royal Family could “know that a proud nation is celebrating with a very proud and happy couple tonight”.
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said: “I am sure that people across Scotland will be absolutely thrilled to hear the news of the birth of a baby boy to the Royal couple and will want to join me in wishing the proud parents many congratulations.”
And Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones congratulated the couple “on behalf of the people of Wales” as “they enter their journey into parenthood”.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, meanwhile, said he was “delighted to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the arrival of their baby boy”.
“Along with millions here and around the world, I share in their joy at this special time,” he added.
“May God bless this family with love, health and happiness in their shared life ahead.”
Kate Middleton’s baby boy was overdue, royal sources have confirmed.
What does this mean for the birth?
Fewer than one in 20 women gives birth on their “due date” – the expected date of delivery given at the start of pregnancy.
Around half of pregnant women go into labor up to two weeks later, or labor is medically induced during this period because of worries about the health of mother and baby.
Prof. Andrew Shennan, an internationally renowned specialist, says it is more accurate to talk about a “due month” of birth because each woman’s circumstances are different.
Andrew Shennan, who works as professor of obstetrics based at St Thomas’ Hospital, London, said his unit’s policy is not to intervene until a woman reaches 42 weeks of pregnancy – two weeks overdue – unless there is cause for concern.
It is thought that Kate Middleton was 41 weeks pregnant today and comfortably within the normal margin for giving birth.
Prof. Andrew Shennan said: “Most women want to give birth naturally when possible and if there is no reason to induce, we’d rather not because it involves using drugs.
“Only about four per cent of women deliver on their due date, it’s better to talk about a due month, because when they are giving birth naturally around half will deliver later.”
Kate Middleton’s baby boy was overdue
The placenta – the baby’s support system in the womb – is equipped to last for about 40 to 42 weeks which means if labor hasn’t started there is a risk of the baby running out of nutrients at a time when it has never been bigger and more needy.
Another reason for intervening earlier is when there are signs of pre-eclampsia, which raises blood pressure and can threaten the lives of mother and baby.
When a decision is taken to induce labor, a number of drugs may be used to soften up the cervix – the neck of the womb – and start contractions including prostaglandin pessaries and oxytocin through a drip.
Obstetricians take a stepwise approach and if something works, there’s no need to continue with another drug, said Prof. Andrew Shennan.
These are normally given in hospital because the baby’s vital signs should be monitored throughout, he added.
Like thousands of other first-time mothers, Kate Middleton was asked to keep track of her contractions, the early signs of labor, at home.
She would have had instructions to contact her medical team when they were strong and regular, coming at the rate of two or three every 10 minutes, or if she was worried at any time.
Contractions are the tightening of muscles in the womb to push the baby down.
Prof. Andrew Shennan said: “It’s OK to stay at home at this stage and there is some evidence that women do better as a result.
“When they increase to three or four every 10 minutes then normal labor has started and she will need to set off for the hospital, allowing for time of day and traffic conditions.
“A lot depends on the level of discomfort and the woman’s pain threshold.”
The early stages of labor – which led to Kate Middleton’s admission to hospital around 5.30 a.m. this morning – may last some time, but when contractions speed up and the labor becomes established the timeline is carefully monitored.
The neck of the womb dilates, or widens, by one centimetre an hour and needs to get to 10 centimetres.
Often the second half of labor is signaled by the waters breaking – when the sac of amniotic fluid which protected the baby during pregnancy begins to leak.
Prof. Andrew Shennan, a leading researcher for the baby charity Tommy’s, said the early stages of labor can “niggle” for days.
“But when labor is established it’s a much clearer picture and ideally there will be good progress over 12 hours.
“Any longer and we would be considering a Caesarean section to ensure the safety of mother and child,” he added.
Kate Middleton gives birth to a baby boy, Kensington Palace has announced.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed a healthy baby boy, and the nation celebrates the birth of a future king.
Kate Middleton gives birth to a baby boy
Prince William and Kate Middelton’s son weighed 8lb 6oz and was delivered at 4.24 p.m. today at the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington with his proud father, Prince William, looking on.
Kate Middleton and the baby are both doing well and will remain in hospital overnight, said a spokesman for the palace.
The long-awaited baby will be given the title His Royal Highness and be known as Prince of Cambridge, after the Queen moved earlier this year to change almost a century of royal tradition.
The Queen issued a formal proclamation in January to end a convention brought in by George V which meant that a royal title was restricted to the children of the sovereign and the children of the sovereign’s sons.
After she gained 60 lbs during her pregnancy with her first child, daughter Maxwell, Jessica Simpson has proudly revealed that she has only gained half that amount in her second pregnancy.
Jessica Simpson is due to give birth to a baby boy in a matter of weeks, and her frame has been noticeably slimmer in comparison to last year, when she prepared to give birth to Maxwell, now 11 months.
In a new interview with People magazine, Jessica Simpson, 32, says she has been working out regularly in the lead up to the arrival of her baby boy.
“Now I’m working out three times a week,” she told the magazine.
After she gained 60 lbs during her first pregnancy, Jessica Simpson has revealed she has only gained half in her second pregnancy
“I’ve only gained half of what I did in my first pregnancy!”
Jessica Simpson admits that she “let herself go” when she was pregnant with Maxwell, not paying enough attention to her diet and fitness regime.
“With my first pregnancy I really let go. I felt like I deserved to eat whatever I wanted,” she said in her interview.
Jessica Simpson also says that this time around she has also been more relaxed about her maternity wardrobe, easing off wearing her signature high heels.
“This time around I’ve been less about the fashion and more about the comfort,” she explains.
“With Maxwell I tried to wear heels the whole time but it hurt my knees. Now I’m wearing more flats.”
Football player Jermain Defoe has become a first time father after his ex-girlfriend Anne-Marie Moore gave birth to a baby boy earlier this week.
Anne-Marie Moore, who Jermain Defoe dated briefly last year after splitting from Alexandra Burke, welcomed son Joshua-James Defoe on Tuesday.
Jermain Defoe, 30, was reportedly present at the birth and has seen his son everyday since.
A source told The Sun: “Jermain is thrilled to be a dad. It matures a person and he is determined to live up to his responsibilities.”
Jermain Defoe and Anne-Marie Moore revealed they were expecting a boy several months ago after briefly rekindling their romance in 2012.
The England football star, who was dumped by Alexandra Burke in May after he allegedly cheated on the singer, got back together with Anne-Marie Moore soon after.
Although Jermain Defoe and Anne-Marie Moore are no longer an item, notorious ladies’ man Jermain will reportedly stick by her side and help support the baby.
Jermain Defoe has become a first time father after his ex-girlfriend Anne-Marie Moore gave birth to a baby boy earlier this week
Anne-Marie Moore, 32, revealed her pregnancy when she posted a picture of her baby scan on Facebook.
She said: “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation of life. It’s a Boy…Mummies lips and Daddies head!”
A pal of Anne-Marie Moore revealed that the couple were always close, but that they had a “stormy” relationship, calling it quits on their romance once they realized that life was leading them in separate paths.
Jermain Defoe lists a number of stars as previous conquests and girlfriends.
Imogen Thomas, Chantelle Houghton and Danielle Lloyd have all previously dated Jermain Defoe.
But the source adds that Jermain Defoe’s “wild side in his twenties” is now over.
A four-week-old baby boy from London, UK, was dragged from his cot by a fox before the animal tore his finger off.
The child was asleep in his cot when his mother, in the next room, heard a piercing scream then a heavy thud as the baby was flung to the floor.
Local residents said the family had moved from the home in Bromley, Kent, following the attack on Wednesday and the house appeared empty today.
Council chiefs said the incident was “very tragic but rare”.
When the baby’s mother heard the screams from her son’s room, she ran in to find his hand lodged “halfway down the animal’s throat”. She fought desperately to release him, repeatedly kicking the fox until it eventually let go.
Surgeons later reattached the baby’s finger in an “extremely difficult” but successful three-hour operation.
“The baby is recovering well,” said a source.
A four-week-old baby boy from London, UK, was dragged from his cot by a fox before the animal tore his finger off
The child also suffered puncture wounds to the face in what is believed to be the worst attack of its kind in Britain.
The fox had crept into the house through an open back door, which was apparently awaiting repair by the council.
The horrific attack in suburban Bromley, South-East London, has revived the debate over culling urban foxes.
Neighbors said foxes have been a “menace” in the area and are now worried about the safety of their own children.
Some experts believe there are now more than 10,000 foxes living close to humans in London. At the end of winter, when numbers are lowest, there are 258,000 adult foxes in Britain, of which 33,000 are in urban areas.
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have welcomed their third child, a baby boy.
Jennifer Garner, 39, has given birth to a son who joins the couple’s daughters Violet, 6, and Seraphina, 3.
Few details have been released on the birth however a source confirmed the happy news to Us Weekly.
Jennifer garner and Ben Affleck, who have been married for 7 years, announced Jennifer’s third pregnancy in August 2011.
The actress did not use the opportunity to put her feet up and instead was seen running errands almost daily.
Jennifer Garner was last spotted out with her daughters just last week as she took them to a library.
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have welcomed their third child, a baby boy
Earlier this month Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck revealed they had decided to let their daughters choose the name of their unborn child.
“Our girls are working on names. At first they were definitely Disney. It was like, Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse Affleck. And then they’ve moved on. Then it was Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Smee.
“They’re coming up with lists and coming in and saying, <<Let’s have a baby-naming contest! Let’s have a baby-naming poll!>> They ask everyone, because they just want to know. But we’re not telling,” Jennifer Garner told E! Online.
The actress will also play a mother in her new film, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, which will be released August 15.
In the movie, Jennifer Garner and co-star Joel Edgerton play a “childless couple who bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though he is not all that he appears”.
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