These Celebrities Welcomed a Baby During the Pandemic

14th February, 2020

Let’s face it, the pandemic hasn’t been good to many of us. So, to lighten things up, here are some celebrities that welcomed their little bundle of joy.

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We all appreciate the time we get to spend with our beloved families. And, to be honest, it was long overdue for most of us. This especially worked out well for expecting mothers, as they got a chance to take things slow and live each moment one day at a time. It’s no doubt that all hated the uncertainty and still continue to feel that way, but there are families whose lives have changed. Here are 20 celebrities who welcomed their newborns during the pandemic.

1. Domino Kirke & Penn Badgley

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A post shared by Domino Kirke-Badgley (@domino_kirke) on Oct 5, 2020 at 10:52am PDT

While we enjoyed binge-watching the psychological thriller television series You at the very beginning of the lockdown, we had no clue that Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke were expecting their first child. For now, all we have is this sweet picture of Penn holding their newborn. The couple welcomed him on August 11, and Domino was in no rush to make it public. @domino_kirke, this picture speaks volumes.

2. Lindsay Arnold and Sam Cusick

A few months ago, Lindsay Arnold teased us with her gender reveal post on Instagram. A few months later, on November 2, the couple welcomed their baby girl. While her Instagram gallery makes her pregnancy look no less than a fairy tale, the dancer confessed to “Us Weekly” that the first 12 weeks were tough. @lindsarnold, we wish you and your better half all the love and happiness!

3. Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara

While the couple managed to keep it all under wraps, the news about their newborn somehow made headlines in September. Of course, the picture of their baby boy River has not been made public yet. However, the couple mentioned the arrival of their child when they addressed the crisis concerning migrant children in the country. @rooney.mara, thanks for this adorable picture.

4. Rachel Bloom and Dan Gregor

5. Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd

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Motor-floatin’. ⛳️✨

A post shared by Maren Morris (@marenmorris) on Jun 30, 2020 at 9:41am PDT

Remember how Maren rocked her golden outfit at the Houston Rodeo? A few weeks after that, the couple announced the arrival of their son, Hayes. Ryan Hurd also posted his son’s picture at the hospital to let the world know that they welcomed a new member to the family. @marenmorris, this picture of you and Hayes twinning is simply adorable.

6. Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross welcomed their third baby on October 29, 2020. The couple shared the picture of their son Ziggy Blu Ross on both their Insta profiles, and we honestly can’t wait to see more of him. Until then, we are going to stalk @ashleesimpsonross’s gallery for all the lovely pictures of her and Jagger Snow. We absolutely adore you girls.

7. Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner

The Game of Thrones actor Sophie Turner and her singer husband Joe Jonas celebrated the arrival of their first baby girl named Willa on July 22. This celebrity couple took their time to reveal the name of their daughter, and they still haven’t officially shared a picture. @sophietstark shares a glimpse of the couple taking a walk with their daughter and supposedly her nanny.

8. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom

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Posted @withregram • @unicef Welcome to the world, Daisy Dove Bloom! We are honoured to introduce Goodwill Ambassadors @KatyPerry and @OrlandoBloom’s new bundle of joy.⠀ ⠀ “We are floating with love and wonder from the safe and healthy arrival of our daughter,” Katy and Orlando told us.⠀ ⠀ “But we know we’re the lucky ones and not everyone can have a birthing experience as peaceful as ours was. Communities around the world are still experiencing a shortage of healthcare workers and every eleven seconds a pregnant woman or newborn dies, mostly from preventable causes. Since COVID-19 many more newborn lives are at risk because of the increased lack of access to water, soap, vaccines and medicines that prevent diseases. As parents to a newborn, this breaks our hearts, as we empathize with struggling parents now more than ever.⠀ ⠀ “As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors, we know UNICEF is there, on the ground, doing whatever it takes to make sure every expecting mother has access to a trained health worker and access to quality healthcare. In celebration of the heart we know our daughter already has, we have set up a donation page to celebrate DDB’s arrival. By supporting them, you are supporting a safe start to life and reimagining a healthier world for every child. We hope your ♥️ can bloom with generosity.⠀ ⠀ Gratefully-⠀ ⠀ Katy & Orlando.”⠀ ⠀ Please tap the link in our bio to support the most precious gift: a healthy child.

A post shared by KATY PERRY (@katyperry) on Aug 27, 2020 at 12:31am PDT

We were thrilled to learn about Perry’s pregnancy through her music video “Never Worn White” earlier this year. The beloved couple welcomed their baby girl, Daisy Dove Bloom, and they confirmed the news on August 26 through their partnership post with UNICEF. @katyperry has still not revealed Daisy Dove’s face, and we cannot wait to see the little one.

9. Jessie Cave and Alfie Brown

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❤️Our baby boy was born in the early hours yesterday morning just 40 mins after my waters were broken. Slightly extreme but so were his kicks throughout the pregnancy! This has been a very different experience to my first two births… much more humbling, terrifying and out of my control. We are currently in the neo natal unit but he’s a strong boy and it’s the safest place for him right now. The midwives (Magda & Daisy) and the doctors and neo natal nurses have been amazing (our first one to welcome us into the ward was named Rosaria and she was extremely comforting). Thank you for all the cosmic well wishes. ???????????? Thank you to @alfiebrowncomedian for being so wonderful (again) and taking this picture in the seconds after he was born and just moments before he was wheeled away out of our arms… honestly one of the hardest moments of my life…. hopefully he will be with us soon and it will be even more perfect ❤️. And BIG LOVE AND RESPECT for all the mothers who’ve experienced the neonatal unit before us, along with us. ???????????????????????????? #NHS

A post shared by JeSsIe CaVE (@jessiecave) on Oct 22, 2020 at 4:50am PDT

Jessie Cave, popularly known as Lavender Brown from the Harry Potter franchise, shared her experience of her third pregnancy and introduced her newborn son, Abraham Bam Benjamin, on Instagram. Born on October 21, Abraham was in the neonatal care unit for a few days before he got home. Thankfully, both Cave and the newborn are safe and home now. @jessiecav, we love how raw all your pictures are.

10. Benjamin Hollingsworth and Nila Myers

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She caught my heart the second she caught my eyes. – Juniper Bloom Hollingsworth born Oct 15th 2020 at 12:16 am – Juniper’s big day. Not a day goes by that I don’t feel grateful for the family I have. Like many new Dads I spent the days leading up to the birth running around trying to gain some sort of control of a uncontrollable situation. “Baby is coming and we’re not ready” my wife @nilababy would protest as my two toddler boys raced around the house screaming, jumping and smashing everything in site. I wouldn’t argue, after all she was right and who argues with a pregnant wife in her third trimester? I always looked at other families with three plus kids and thought “man those people are crazy, who does that?’ James Van Der Beek I’m looking at you; with five, I mean… insanity. After all we were struggling to survive with our two wild souls. The idea of a third seemed impossible. But that’s the thing; it’s the idea that always seems unattainable. The capacity to expand our hearts lies within us all. I’m constantly in awe of how quickly our hearts transform and make room. That’s certainly what happened to mine the minute I set eyes on my little angel, almost instantaneously I felt that I couldn’t imagine life without her. My heart tripled. I knew immediately I’m never gonna be able to say no again. She’ll be able to get away with whatever she wants. I’m going to be the worst Dad and the best Dad at the same time. That moment when I locked eyes with her the first time I felt the stresses of this unprecedented time shed away and connected to what unities us all… Love. Thank you Juniper Bloom for bringing me a much needed new perspective of 2020. And showing me that James @vanderjames Van Der Beek isn’t insane after all. #JuniperBloom #Newborn #DadLove #BabyGirl

A post shared by Benjamin Hollingsworth (@hollingsworthb) on Oct 18, 2020 at 1:57pm PDT

@hollingsworthb, we aren’t getting over this picture or the caption anytime soon. The Virgin River star Benjamin and his wife, Nila, welcomed their third child, Juniper Bloom, on October 15. With Juniper, Benjamin becomes the father of three children; the older two are named Hemingway Nash and Gatsby Willem. The couple sure is in for some fun roller coaster ride.

11. Chris Patt and Katherine Schwarzenegger

It was only a year ago that we witnessed the fairytale wedding of this power couple, and now they have welcomed their baby. Both the parents shared a picture, where they are holding their daughter’s hand. They also revealed her name (Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt) in the caption. @katherineschwarzenegger, we hope you share some more pictures of your daughter soon.

12. Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty

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Happy Anniversary, my love ♥️

A post shared by Barbie (@nickiminaj) on Oct 21, 2020 at 9:34am PDT

The hip-hop icon is officially a mom! The couple posted this picture of their baby’s tiny feet in her husband’s hand without revealing the name or even the gender of her newborn. It was later, when the arrival of her baby made headlines, that we learned it’s a baby boy. Hope we get to see the baby soon. @nickiminaj, congratulations on the arrival of your bundle of joy.

13. Jessica Graf and Cody Nickson

The couple announced the arrival of their second child in May through Graf’s podcast Now What?!. On October 5, the couple welcomed their baby girl Carter York Nickson. Carter already has her own Instagram account, and she was introduced to the world in a cute green swaddle with a tag that read the newborn’s name. @carteryorknickson, it’s an absolute treat to go through your Instagram profile.

14. Donald Glover and Michelle White

The couple chose to keep the arrival of their third baby a secret. However, the artist later confirmed the on-going speculations of his newborn in an exclusive “GQ” discussion with actress Michaela Coel. Their third child is named after Glover’s father, who recently passed away. We are happy to see Donald’s family growing! @dstarnewsusa, thanks for this post.

15. Usher Raymond and Jenn Goicoechea

Usher and his girlfriend, Jenn Goicoechea, announced the news of their first child together last month. The couple named the newborn Sovereign Bo Raymond. And @usher, we can’t wait to see more of this little one. The couple was quite secretive about the whole pregnancy and made an official announcement a month before Jenn’s due date on Good Morning America.

16. Kevin Hart and Eniko

The comedian’s newborn is already a month old! Kevin Hart and Eniko welcomed their second child, Kaori Mai, on September 29. Eniko, however, shared the news of her baby’s arrival with the world later that week. @enikohart shared these lovely pictures of her newborn after she completed one month. We’ll be keeping tabs on the patents’ Insta gallery for more.

17. Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski

18. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik

Supermodel-turned-super mom Gigi Hadid and artist Zayn Malik welcomed their firstborn this September. @zayn posted this beautiful picture of his daughter’s hand holding on to his hand. And that caption is just so wholesome. However, the couple has yet not revealed their newborn’s name or a complete picture. We wish the new parents all the love as they begin a new chapter.

19. Domino Kirke & Penn Badgley

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A post shared by Domino Kirke-Badgley (@domino_kirke) on Oct 5, 2020 at 10:52am PDT

While we enjoyed binge-watching the psychological thriller television series You at the very beginning of the lockdown, we had no clue that Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke were expecting their first child. For now, all we have is this sweet picture of Penn holding their newborn. The couple welcomed him on August 11, and Domino was in no rush to make it public. @domino_kirke, this picture speaks volumes.

20. Mindy Kaling

We couldn’t wait to find out what news Kaling was about to drop when she shared a teaser post three weeks ago. However, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the proud mom dropped the news of her second child, Spencer Kaling. @colbertlateshow, thank you for sharing the news with all of us. It was special indeed!