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Renee Oteri Maynard Welcomes Son Jax Bracy

01/15/2015 at 07:30 PM ET

Renee Oteri Welcomes Son Jax Bracy
Naomi Chokri

Everything is coming up roses for Renee Oteri Maynard: she’s a mom again!

The former Bachelor contestant welcomed her second child at 6:16 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, she confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Already mom to 9-year-old Ben, son Jax Bracy is Oteri’s first child with husband Bracy Maynard.

“We are all doing so great! Jax has the cutest little 10 fingers, 10 toes — and the sweetest little nose,” the new mom tells PEOPLE of her baby boy, who weighed 7 lb., 3 oz. and measured 21 inches long.

“He’s such a blessing!! We are so in love. Ben is, without question, the proudest big brother ever.”

Although “labor was tough this go,” Oteri says it was “worth every second. Bracy was amazing during labor — couldn’t have done it without his jokes, his love and incredible support.”

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Jaime King: Why I’m Speaking Out About My Struggles with Infertility

01/14/2015 at 03:00 PM ET

Jaime King speaks out about her painful fertility struggle and her journey from wild child to doting mom. Subscribe now to get instant access to her candid interview in this issue of PEOPLE.

Last July, actress Jaime King revealed her long struggle to conceive in an Instagram post.

Now, she’s putting it all out there in hopes to support other women and encourage those who are going through a similar struggle, to start the conversation and talk with one another.

“I was hiding what I was going through for so long, and I hear about so many women going through what I went through. If I’m open about it, hopefully it won’t be so taboo to talk about it,” she told PEOPLE exclusively during a recent interview at her Beverly Hills home.

After seeing many physicians, she met Dr. Randy Harris, an obstetrician-gynecologist, who diagnosed her with polycystic ovarian syndrome, a condition that affects female sex hormones and fertility, as well as endometriosis.

Jaime King Infertility James Knight
Amanda Marsalis

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Vanessa Carlton Welcomes Daughter Sidney Aoibheann

01/14/2015 at 08:15 AM ET

Vanessa Carlton Welcomes a Daughter
Jemal Countess/Getty

Vanessa Carlton is a mom!

The singer and her husband John McCauley welcomed a daughter on Tuesday, Jan. 13, the couple announced via social media.

Sidney Aoibheann Carlton-McCauley was born yesterday at 1:42 p.m., weighing in at 8 lbs., 1 oz.,” Carlton posted on Instagram, sharing a photo of herself and baby.

“Sid the Kid, whoa!!!” the Deer Tick singer-songwriter captioned an Instagram photo with his daughter in the operating room.

“Thanks for all the sweet wishes on our daughter. She’s the quiet observer. We are in for it,” the new mom Tweeted.

In the days leading up to the delivery, Carlton, 34 — who confirmed her pregnancy in June — admitted she was ready for her daughter’s big debut.

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Eva Amurri Martino’s Daughter Tries Peas for the First Time – and It’s Adorable

01/13/2015 at 01:00 PM ET

It looks like Eva Amurri Martino‘s daughter isn’t so peased about her first food.

On Monday, the actress and her husband, Kyle Martino, attempted to give solids a go with their 5-month-old baby girl. And while Marlowe Mae first pushed away the peas, she eventually gave in to the green vegetable.

The result? A smirk, a shudder and an aftershock that is too adorable to miss.

“Marlowe tried food today for first time and reacted to peas same way I still do,” Martino wrote on Instagram, sharing a clip of the super cute moment.

Eva Amurri Kyle Martino Daughter First Food
Courtesy Kyle Martino; Inset: Ari Perilstein/Getty

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Kelly Clarkson Teases New Single with Adorable Clip – Starring River!

01/09/2015 at 07:00 PM ET

We’ll be “up, up, all night long” watching River Rose dancing it out to Kelly Clarkson‘s new single!

The American Idol alum, 32, teased a snippet of her upcoming release “Heartbeat Song” in the cutest way possible—with a video of her 6-month-old daughter jamming along in the studio!

The clip shows the singer’s baby girl kicking and giggling while wearing headphones the size of her tiny little head.

“Hey, River, what are you listening to?!” Clarkson says in the official clip posted on her website and social media accounts. “Dance it out! You wanna show everybody? Yeah you do!”

Kelly Clarkson River Heartbreak Song
Courtesy Kelly Clarkson

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Poppy Montgomery Introduces Son Gus Monroe

01/07/2015 at 03:00 PM ET

No surprise here: Now that she’s a mom of three kids, Poppy Montgomery isn’t getting much shuteye these days.

“I’m so sleep-deprived. It’s like I’m on an acid trip and everything is hallucinatory,” the Unforgettable star tells PEOPLE exclusively, while introducing her newest addition, son Gus Monroe.

“I get maybe two hours and Shawn is sleeping the same, nothing. We grab it in fits and spurts. Gus is my third child, but you forget how big of a change it is with a newborn.”

Montgomery, 42, and Microsoft executive husband Shawn Sanford welcomed Gus in November. The baby boy joins the couple’s daughter Violet Grace, 20 months. Montgomery is also mom to son Jackson Phillip, 7, from a former relationship, while Sanford is father to two kids from his previous marriage.

Poppy Montgomery Introduces Son Gus Monroe First Photo
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Bryan Singer Welcomes Son Dashiell Julius William

01/06/2015 at 09:00 AM ET

Bryan Singer Michelle Clunie Welcomes Son
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It’s a boy!

X-Men director Bryan Singer is a first-time father, he announced Tuesday on Twitter.

Michelle Clunie and I would like to welcome our beautiful son Dashiell Julius William Clunie-Singer into the world,” he Tweeted along with a photo of the happy family moments after the birth.

Singer and actress Clunie, who has appeared on Queer as Folk, NCIS and Bones, have been best friends for 25 years and announced in October that they were set to be parents.

“Thanks 4 good wishes 4 our baby,” Singer, 49, Tweeted after the pregnancy was confirmed. “FTR my bf Michelle Clunie is the mother, not a surrogate. I’m the father.”

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