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Celebrity Baby Blog / Births

Rider Strong and Alexandra Baretto Welcome Son Indigo

01/22/2015 at 08:00 AM ET

Rider Strong Welcomes Son Indigo
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Boy meets baby!

Boy Meets World star Rider Strong and wife Alexandra Baretto welcomed their first child, son Indigo “Indy” Baretto Strong on Sunday, Dec. 28, a rep for the actor confirms to PEOPLE.

The new dad, 35, wed his “partner-in-crime” Baretto, 39, in October 2013 and successfully kept Baretto’s pregnancy completely under wraps.

Strong — who played bad boy Shawn Hunter on the ABC sitcom and has reprised his role on the Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World — and Barreto, who plays Ana on The Fosters, met as costars on the short-lived WB series Pepper Dennis in 2006. They continued working together on the horror film Tooth and Nail later that year.

E! News was the first to announce the birth.

– Patrick Gomez

Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky Welcome Son Tatum

01/21/2015 at 11:00 AM ET

Paulina Gretzky Dustin Johnson Welcome Son
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Paulina Gretzky and her pro golfer fiancé Dustin Johnson are new parents.

The bikini model and aspiring actress, 26, the daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky, gave birth to their first child, son Tatum, on Monday, Jan. 19, the couple confirm to PEOPLE.

“Paulina and I are happy to announce the arrival of our baby boy, who was born in Los Angeles on Monday morning,” Johnson, 30, says in a statement.

“Both Paulina and the baby are healthy, resting comfortably and in great spirits.”

More specifics about their new little one are forthcoming, Johnson adds. “We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received and plan to release further details in the coming days!”

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Hayes MacArthur and Ali Larter Welcome Daughter Vivienne Margaret

01/19/2015 at 09:45 PM ET

Ali Larter Welcomes Daughter Vivienne Margaret Hayes MacArthur
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It’s a girl!

Ali Larter and Hayes MacArthur are parents for the second time after welcoming a daughter on Thursday, Jan. 15, the actress announced on her website Monday.

“We couldn’t be more excited to share news of the arrival of Vivienne Margaret MacArthur,” the Legends star wrote alongside a photo of the newborn snapped by Dad.

“She came bearing gifts for her brother: Batman sheets and lots of gummy bears!!! 7.5 lbs. of love.”

Vivienne joins the couple’s 4-year-old sonTheodore Hayes, at home.

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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
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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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Sonequa Martin-Green Welcomes Son Kenric Justin II

01/15/2015 at 04:00 PM ET

Sonequa Martin-Green Welcomes Son
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Sonequa Martin-Green is a mom!

The Walking Dead star welcomed her first child with her husband, actor Kenric Green, on Saturday, Jan. 10, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Son Kenric Justin Green II was born in Los Angeles, weighing 8 lbs., 4 oz.

“We thank God for this incredible blessing,” the proud new parents tell PEOPLE. “We are overjoyed. He’s the coolest little man ever.”

The actress — who spent the final weeks of her pregnancy snapping selfies of her growing belly — announced in September that there was a baby on the way.

“Kenric and I are beyond excited!” she told PEOPLE at the time.
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Vanessa Carlton Welcomes Daughter Sidney Aoibheann

01/14/2015 at 08:15 AM ET

Vanessa Carlton Welcomes a Daughter
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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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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Welcome a Daughter

01/07/2015 at 12:15 PM ET

Ryan Reynolds Blake Lively Welcome First Child
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Update: A source tells PEOPLE that the couple welcomed a daughter. A rep for Lively continues to have no comment.

Originally posted Jan. 5: A New Year — and a new baby!

Actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively welcomed their first child in December, the New York Post‘s Page Six reports.

Shortly after Lively, 27, announced her pregnancy on her lifestyle website, Preserve, she kicked off a series of stylish ensembles that showed off her growing belly.

“Have you seen me!?” she joked to PEOPLE in October. “I’m gonna amp up my style by wearing things that are stretchier — because that’s all that fits!”

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