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Celebrity Baby Blog / Kristen Bell

Dax Shepard Jokes He’ll Need ‘Medication’ If Kristen Bell Gives Birth Again

01/15/2015 at 01:15 PM ET

After watching wife Kristen Bell give birth to their first child, daughter Lincoln, Dax Shepard thought he had seen it all.

But then the actress needed a last-minute c-section with their second daughter — and the Parenthood star quickly realized how very wrong he had been.

“Kristen, God bless her, was in labor for 33 hours,” Shepard, 40, said during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing Thursday. “[Her labor with Lincoln was] 15 [hours]. That’s child’s play.”

Bell wasn’t the only one reeling from the “intense” delivery. “She got an epidural hour 14 — as you should — and I think dads need something,” he explained.

“I deserve something because I was along for the ride,” he said. “It’s still a car crash and I’m in the passenger seat. I’m playing Katy Perry and I’m breathing and I’m rubbing her back and I have fatigue and I think, ‘I need something for this, help me.’ ”

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New Parents Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard Hit the Red Carpet

01/07/2015 at 09:00 PM ET

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard had a parents’ night out at the People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday … but was it their first post-baby red carpet?

“It’s our sixth,” Shepard, 40, cracked to E!’s Giuliana Rancic.

“No, I believe it’s our first,” Bell, 34, corrected. “I’m in a sleepy, sleepy daze, so I’m not positive where I am right now.”

The comedic couple welcomed daughter Delta on Dec. 19, and she joined big sis Lincoln, 21 months.

“It’s all Dax,” Bell said of how they settled on what to call their baby girl. “He keeps picking these awesome names.”

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Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell Welcome Daughter Delta

12/19/2014 at 10:20 PM ET

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Christmas came early for Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell!

The Parenthood and House of Lies stars welcomed their second daughter on Friday, Dec. 19, they announced via Twitter.

Delta Bell Shepard is here. She doesn’t look like either Kristen or me, but we’re gonna keep her anyway,” Shepard, 39, wrote jokingly.

“The estrogen has now hit critical mass! Good luck, Dax. And welcome to the world DELTA BELL SHEPARD,” Bell, 34, added.

Despite the new addition, not much will change for big sister Lincoln, 21 months. “We were told to pick up the oldest first if both are crying,” the actor told PEOPLE in November.
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Why Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Plan to Focus on Their Firstborn

11/25/2014 at 09:00 AM ET

With a second baby on the way, Kristen Bell‘s growing belly is naturally the center of attention.

“We goof off and make a lot of jokes about it in our household and I think that’s what keeps it fun and light,” Bell tells PEOPLE about her baby bump. “Pregnancy is certainly a weird and strange metamorphosis.”

And with a work schedule that hasn’t stopped, the mom-to-be and her husband, Dax Shepard, couldn’t resist highlighting Bell’s burgeoning belly in their Samsung holiday ad.

“Why is yours twice as big as mine?” asks the Parenthood actor about his wife’s festive stocking in the commercial. “I’m stocking for two,” the House of Lies actress quips.

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How Kristen Bell Is Supporting Fellow Moms-to-Be

11/14/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

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Kristen Bell is paying the perks of pregnancy forward!

The actress — who’s expecting her second child with husband Dax Shepard — is teaming up with Baby Buggy to shower fellow expectant mamas with lots of love.

Just in time for the holidays, Bell, 34, has donated $91,500 in Bravado nursing bras and Medela breastfeeding pumps to moms in need.

“As a mother about to have my second baby, I understand the importance of having the essential tools necessary to provide for a newborn,” Bell says.

But having a stock of mommy and baby must-haves is only a small part in preparing for parenthood.

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Kristen Bell: Why We Taught Lincoln Sign Language

10/19/2014 at 01:00 PM ET

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Kristen Bell‘s 18-month-old daughter Lincoln is already a great communicator.

“[She can say] a lot of two-syllable words, but she signs mostly because she’s really good at it,” the actress told PEOPLE at This Party Saves Lives event hosted by her company, This Bar Saves Lives, on Thursday night.

She adds, “People recommend doing signs because the baby can communicate with you and say, ‘I want an apple’ or ‘Look at the black dog,’ and you can actually form sentences.”

While Lincoln works on her signing skills, Bell, 34, and husband Dax Shepard, 39, are preparing for the upcoming arrival of their second child. The actress says her pregnancy has fortunately been a breeze — just like her first.

“Thank my lucky stars, it’s been a virtually identical pregnancy,” she shares. “Pregnancy can be really hard for women, and I’m lucky that I’m not really symptomatic. I’m okay with being on my feet and I’m lucky that my body feels really good.”

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Kristen Bell Wows on the Red Carpet – After a Small Shoe Snafu

10/02/2014 at 11:00 AM ET

Kristen Bell has pregnancy problems!

Although the mom-to-be looked stunning in a fitted Dsquared2 black halter dress while at the premiere of her husband Dax Shepard‘s new movie, The Judge, it took a last-minute joint effort to pull it all off.

While on their way to the red carpet in Los Angeles on Wednesday, the actress, 34, experienced a bit of a shoe snafu when her burgeoning belly made it difficult to finish dressing.

Luckily for Bell, Shepard, 39, was happy to step in as her stylist.

“The bad news: [you] can no longer reach your feet,” she Tweeted, along with a photo of the actor coming to her rescue. “The good news: [you] have a nice hubby who’ll help put on your shoes.”

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