There are plenty of people happily expecting children this year, including a number of celebrities welcoming new little ones.
Towards the end of 2017 plenty of celebrities announced that they had buns in the oven. Here's a run down of who is becoming a new or second-time parent in 2018.
Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine announced via her Instagram in September that they were expecting baby number 2. The couple already shared daughter Dusty Rose, and have now welcomed Gio Grace in February 2018.
Miranda Kerr already shares 6-year-old son Flynn with her ex Orlando Bloom, but announced in November that she and husband evan Spiegel were expecting their first child together in 2018.
She shared her baby bliss on Instagram on May 25, 17 days after her son Hart was born.
After plenty of fertility troubles, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend welcomed their daughter Luna in 2016. Despite the difficulties they faced, the couple were determined to add to their brood, and underwent another round of IVF treatment.
In November 2017, Teigen told the Instagram world - with the help of Luna - that she was expecting baby number two. Miles Theodore Stephens joined the world on May 21
Alexi Ashe and Seth Meyers shared their baby news on the Thanksgiving episode of Meyers' show, Late Night With Seth Meyers. His parents and brother were guests on the show at the time.
The couple already shares son Ashe Olsen Meyers who was born in March 2016. Axel Strahl Meyers joined the family in early April.
Lauren Parsekian and Aaron Paul took to Instagram to announce the imminent arrival of their first child together.
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin already had three children together, 4-year-old Carmen, 2-year-old Rafael, and 1-year-old Leonardo. Hilaria took to Instagram early in November 2017 to share her pregnancy news.
Their latest addition is another little boy, who they welcomed on May 17.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and his girlfriend Lauren Hashain enlisted the help of their daughter Jasmine to announce their pregnancy news on Instagram.
While rumors circulated for months that Kylie Jenner was pregnant, the reality star never confirmed or denied the rumors. On February 4, she tweeted the news that she had given birth to a baby girl, who she later named Stormi.
Her sister, Khloe Kardashian, announced shortly after the Jenner rumors started that she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Tristan Thompson. It was officially confirmed on Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
True Thompson was born to the couple in mid-April, just days after news broke that Tristan had had an affair.
Suspicions arose about Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, when it was announced that she was in hospital in mid-2017.
In September, she was forced to cancel official engagements, and Kensington Palace was forced to announce that she and her husband, Prince William, were expecting their third child.
Prince Louis Arthur Charles was born on April 23.
American Idol winner Jordin Sparks eloped with Dana Isaiah in July, and just four months later told People magazine exclusively that they were expecting their first child.
They welcomed a son in early May.
Surfer Bethany Hamilton and her husband Adam Dirks shared their second baby news in October, after having son Tobias together. Their little one was an integral part of their baby announcement on Instagram.
Eddie Redmayne and his wife Hannah Bagshawe revealed their pregnancy news in November through a statement from their reps. They already share 1-year-old daughter Iris.
Candice Swanepoel announced via Instagram that she was expecting her second child with husband Hermann Nicoli. Their son Añaca was born in October 2016.
America Ferrera married husband Ryan Piers Williams married in 2011. On New Year's Eve in 2017, the Ugly Betty actress took to Instagram to share the news that the couple is expecting their first child.