Celebrity Baby Watch: 6 Stars Who Are Expecting A Baby This Year

Joanna Marie O. Santos
September 13, 2023

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The personal lives of celebrities have long been a fascination for both the public and their fans alike. In the ever-evolving world of social media and entertainment, the pregnancy of famous personalities can now be easily followed in anticipation by their fans and admirers. For moms and soon-to-be moms, celebrities sharing their pregnancy journeys online can be a great avenue and space for comfort, surrounded by a community filled with people who share the same experiences. 

In 2022, many big stars have announced their pregnancy, and this year is no different. From Hollywood stars to famous names and faces of local showbiz, the celebrity baby watch spotlight once again shines on several renowned public figures who are set to welcome new members into their family with delight. In this article, we will share 6 of the most popular celebrities who are expecting a bundle of joy to show up in their front doors this year.


1. Valerie Concepcion


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Valerie Conception announced her pregnancy in May of this year with her non-showbiz husband Francis Sunga. She even showcased her baby bump in a maternal photoshoot she released this month. This will be her second child. 


2. Karen Gallman


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Pregnant with her baby number 2, Karen Gillman proudly announces that she is expecting a baby boy with her husband, Ian Garton. 


“Here we grow again! Baby boy in the oven,” Karen captioned her Instagram post.


Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gillman was even congratulated by Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters, who also was pregnant with her second child.


3. Rachel Peters


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Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters announced her pregnancy to her second child last January in an Instagram post. Filipino-British Beauty Queen Rachel Peters and her husband Migz Villafuerte are parents to a one-year-old Kaia Rose. The couple tied the knot (their second knot!) in Bali, Indonesia last year. 


4. Constance Wu


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Fresh Off The Boat and Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu announced her pregnancy last January 2023. In an Instagram post, she shared the news with her fans, saying “Filipinese baby #2 coming soon!” Constance and her husband, Man Man’s lead singer Filipino-American Honus Honus, will be welcoming their new bundle of joy in the middle of the year. 


5. Bonnie Wright


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It’s not magic, but it certainly feels like it for Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright, who announced her pregnancy to her first baby with husband Andrew Lococo. Wright and Lococo expressed their excitement at sharing their sustainable land with their future kids. The couple got married in March of last year. 


6. Serena Williams


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Only a few people can say they announced their pregnancy at the Met Gala, and international tennis star Serena Williams is one of them. Expecting her baby number 2 with her husband Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams excitedly shared an Instagram post announcing her pregnancy before hitting the Mat Gala carpet. 


“Was so excited when Anna Wintour invited the 3 of us to the Met Gala," she said, referring to herself, her husband and the baby in her belly. 


Celeb Baby Watch 2023


Scandalous celebrity news often takes center stage, but baby news is a refreshing breath of fresh air that allows the star and their fans to celebrate something as innocent and beautiful as a pregnancy. For moms, learning and following the pregnancy journey of our favorite celebrities almost feels like we are part of the personal journey of a friend. Truly, pregnancy is a universal experience for women that transcends fame and fortune. With each celebrity baby’s birth, fans can celebrate the beauty of new life and share an experience of parenthood that unites us all.