Meghan Markle, Amy Schumer and More New Celeb Moms Who Are Celebrating Their First Mother's Day
By Scott Baumgartner
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It’s time to celebrate new moms!
Over the last twelve months, many famous women have welcomed their first child into the world. In honor of their big day, ET is highlighting a few women in Hollywood who are celebrating their first-ever Mother’s Day on Sunday.
A few months later, Cardi formally introduced the world to their little girl with a photo of Kulture riding in a stroller. In the image, the adorable newborn is wearing all pink, including a bib featuring her name!
“Everyone is delighted and mother and baby are doing well,” a rep told ET at the time. And just last month, Pippa, a big fitness advocate, revealed to Waitrose Kitchen magazine that little Arthur is already taking swimming lessons.
"Starting my son Arthur swimming at four months old has given him confidence and enjoyment in water," she told the magazine. "He's now six months old, and swimming is one of our favorite activities. The exercise helps guarantee sound daytime sleeps, and the movement has improved his digestion."
"I already am [emotional]. Everyday is special, you know, I am actually being emotional being away from her for the first time, so I am looking forward to coming home,” she shared with ET at the premiere of Welcome to Marwen in December.
“Brooklyn because that’s where we met and fell in love, and Doris after my grandmother who passed away last year and who raised me,” the 47-year-old TV personality told People of the name's significance afterward.
Just days later, former Sports Illustrated covergirl Kate Upton and her husband Justin Verlander became parents as well. The couple welcomed a little girl who they named Genevieve Upton Verlander.
They both shared a touching partial image of their child on social media. Verlander captioned the image on Instagram: "Welcome to the world Genevieve Upton Verlander. You stole my ❤️ the first second I met you!!! 11.7.2018."
Gabrielle Union and husband Dwyane Wade revealed that they too had entered the world of parenthood. The actress named their baby girl, born via surrogate on Nov. 7, Kaavia James Union Wade. The 46-year-old actress broke the news on Instagram with photos of herself and Dwyane cradling their child, along with lyrics from Bill Withers' song, "Lovely Day."
"A LOVELY DAY 👶🏾👶🏾👶🏾 We are sleepless and delirious but so excited to share that our miracle baby arrived last night via surrogate and 11/7 will forever be etched in our hearts as the most loveliest of all the lovely days," she also wrote. "Welcome to the party sweet girl!"
In early December, another famous couple, professional tattoo artist Kat Von D and her rocker husband Raphael Reyes, became parents too. The couple welcomed a baby boy, who they revealed to fans in a fitting rock 'n' roll fashion.
"Meet our beautiful baby boy, Leafar Von D Reyes," Kat captioned a photo of her husband holding their newborn, both clad entirely in black. "Thank you to all our beloved friends+family, fans+followers for your patience in us announcing his long awaited arrival!"
"This weekend my angel arrived healthy & perfect in every way in the bathroom at home," she captioned a photo of a baby blanket covered in colorful trees. "Unmedicated home birth was the absolute hardest yet most powerful thing I’ve ever done. Thankful beyond words. In love beyond comparison. Refraining from posting to be family and rest, just wanted to say thank you to everyone who sent well wishes, love, and support in all forms while waiting & working to bring Adeya earthside."
Kenya Moore isn't the only reality star to become a mother over the past year. Fellow Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams also gave birth to a baby girl on March 22. The couple named their daughter PJ.
The next month, the 37-year-old TV personality started sharing photos of their sweet girl with fans on Instagram as well.
Mercedes "MJ" Javid
On April 17, ET confirmed that Shahs of Sunset star Mercedes "MJ" Javidwelcomed a baby boy with husband Tommy Feight. They named the new addition to their family Shams Francis Feight. In a statement to ET, Javid explained the name's special meaning to them.
“We feel beyond blessed to welcome our baby boy into the world," the 46-year-old told ET. "Tommy and I felt it was the perfect way to honor our parents, who have passed, by naming our son after them.”