Happy Mother's Day to These First-Time Celebrity Moms!
By Liz Calvario
Janet Jackson, Peta Murgatroyd and Irina Shayk are just a handful of celebrity moms that will be celebrating their first Mother's Day with their bundles of joy on May 14. These first-time mommies will no doubt be smothered with gifts and well wishes from their friends and families.
Here are 25 famous ladies who will be having an extra-special Sunday!
The pop icon gave birth to her first child, son Eissa Al Mana, with now-ex Wissam Al Mana on January 3. Jackson shared the first picture of her precious babe last month and he couldn't be any cuter.
2. Amanda Seyfried
The Mean Girls actress and husband Thomas Sadoski welcomed their first child, a baby girl, in March. Since her birth, the couple has kept their little one hidden from the limelight.
3. Hoda Kotb
This year, the Today show co-host adopted a daughter, Haley Joy – who was born on Valentine's Day. After her battle with cancer left her unable to conceive, Kotb decided to move forward with the adoption and bring home the little one who changed her life forever.
4. Irina Shayk
The 31 year-old model and Bradley Cooper's much-awaited first baby, daughter Lea De Seine Shayk Cooper, was born March 21. The couple, who have been dating for two years, have since kept their little girl hidden from public view.
5. Peta Murgatroyd
The Dancing With the Stars pro and her co-star and fiance, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, became parents to son Shai Aleksander on January 4, 2017. The baby's name means "gift" in Hebrew.
6. Ali Fedotowsky
The former Bachelorette is celebrating her first Mother's Day with husband Kevin Manno. The couple welcomed their daughter, Molly Sullivan Manno, on July 6, 2016.
7. Audrina Patridge
The 32-year-old former Hills star became a mom on June 24, 2016, when she gave birth to daughter Kirra Max Bohan with husband Corey Bohan. Patridge loves to show off her mini-me on social media.
8. Meghan King Edmonds
The Real Housewives of Orange County star and her husband, Jim Edmonds, welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Aspen King Edmonds on November 24, Thanksgiving Day.
9. Cheryl Cole
The singer became a first time mommy on March 22, giving birth to son Bear. Cole celebrated her first UK Mother's Day on March 26 by sharing a photo of boyfriend, Liam Payne, holding their son and writing, "Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers around the world. A day that now has a different meaning to me forever."
10. Amber Tamblyn
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress gave birth to her first child, a baby girl named Marlow, with husband David Cross in February of this year. The couple announced their daughter’s arrival with a cute video of the baby’s foot wriggling around on Instagram.
11. Jena Malone
The Hunger Games actress was a couple weeks shy of celebrating her first Mother's Day last year. Malone and fiancé Ethan DeLorenzo welcomed her first child, a boy named Ode Mountain DeLorenzo, in late May 2016.
12. Ellie Kemper
The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actress and husband Michael Koman welcomed their son, James Miller Koman, in August 2016. Since he arrived, Kemper says that becoming a mother has changed her life "in a good way."
13. Alexa PenaVega
The Spy Kids actress' life changed when she welcomed her first child, a son named Ocean King, with husband Carlos PenaVega on November 28. The couple love to spoil their fans with adorable snapshots of their little one.
14. Bar Refaeli
The 31-year-old model gave birth to her first child, daughter Liv, with husband Adi Ezra on August 11, 2016. In March, Refaeli announced on social media that she is pregnant with her second baby.
15. Candice Swanepoel
The Victoria's Secret model and fiancé Hermann Nicoli welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Anacã, on October 5, 2016. Since he joined mommy and daddy, the toddler has made many appearances on Swanepoel's Instagram page.
16. Erika Christensen
The Parenthood actress became a first-time mom on June 21, 2016, welcoming daughter Shane Maness with husband Cole Maness at their home in California.
17. Camilla Luddington
The Grey's Anatomy star announced the birth of her baby girl, Hayden, with actor Matthew Alan last month on Instagram. "We have a new great love in our lives," she captioned her photo.
18. Jurnee Smollett-Bell
The 30-year-old Underground actress was blessed with her first child, a baby boy named Hunter Zion Bell, with husband Josiah Bell on October 31, 2016. The mother and son currently star in Gap's "Mama Said" campaign.
19. Lily Rabe
The American Horror Story actress and boyfriend Hamish Linklater welcomed their first baby, a daughter, together in March. As of now, the little girl's name is unknown.
20. Felicia Day
The 37-year-old actress announced the arrival of her baby girl, Calliope Maeve, on January 30, 2016 with an adorable Instagram photo of her daughter's little toes.
21. Alexandra Breckenridge
On September 3, 2016, the This Is Us actress and her husband, Casey Neil Hooper, welcomed their first child, a boy named Jack Breckenridge Hooper. The new mom is totally enamored with her little one, as you can see in the pic below.
22. Tatyana Ali
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star and her husband, Dr. Vaughn Rasberry, became parents to a son, Edward Aszard Rasberry, on September 16, 2016, a couple months after they tied the knot.
23. Jayma Mays
The Glee star became a mom on August 21, 2016, when she welcomed son Jude Jones with husband Adam Campbell. The couple met in 2006 on the set of Epic Movie and got married the following year.
24. Lacey Chabert
On September 1, 2016, the Mean Girls star welcomed her first child, a girl named Julia Mimi, with husband David Nehdar. The actress called her baby's birth "the best day" of her life.
25. Brie Bella
Just in time for Mother's Day, the Total Divas star welcomed her first child with husband Daniel Bryan on Tuesday, May 9. Bella gave birth to a baby girl named Birdie Joe Danielson.