Pregnancy announcements are a pretty big deal nowadays. And it seems no celebrity mum or dad wants to miss out on the opportunity to reveal the exciting news to their adoring fans in bigger and better ways. They certainly get pretty creative! We've seen everything from professionally edited videos to the perfectly crafted Instagram shot.
Understandably, these pregnancy reveals are popular with fans and can provoke a crazy response on social media (as well as providing sneaky PR opportunities too).
With that in mind, we have rounded up our pick of the bunch, from adorable to outlandish, so you can relive these fabulous celeb pregnancy announcements.
11 outlandish celeb pregnancy announcements:
Cheryl kept her pregnancy quiet for a pretty long time, despite constant speculation that she was having a baby with One Direction star Liam Payne. Cheryl eventually broke the news in the best way - on Instagram she finally revealed a full body shot from the L'Oreal campaign that fans had previously only seen sneak peeks of.
On the post, Cheryl didn't even mention the elephant/baby bump in the room, writing: "I am proud to announce that I am one of fifteen ambassadors working with @PrincesTrust & LOreal Paris UK to help thousands of young people turn self-doubt into self-worth. The "All Worth It" Confidence training program starts now! Link in my bio👆🏼 #ALLWORTHIT#PRINCESTRUSTLOREAL" —@cherylcole
Beyonce has stunned the world with pregnancy announcements more than once in true Bey fashion! When Beyonce was pregnant with Blue Ivy, during a memorable MTV Video Music Awards performance she unbuttoned a sparkly blazer to reveal her baby bump. The camera panned to JAY-Z in the audience who received a big hug from fellow rapper Kanye West. Does it get any more showbiz?
Not one to be outdone, even by herself, Beyonce did an even more amazing pregnancy reveal the second time. Sharing a beautiful mother-nature-style shot of her on Instagram with a blossoming bump she announced she was pregnant with twins Rumi and Sir. The photo immediately became the most-liked photo on Insta - since then it's been overtaken several times and the title is now held by... an egg.
In the digital age, what is the best way to announce a pregnancy? With a custom-made emoji of course! Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna, who are now parents to baby Dream, announced the news with a specially designed emoji of Chyna with a baby bump - so 21st century it hurts.
3) Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian
Pregnancy announcements don't get much cuter than this! Tom and Giovanna Fletcher announced the pregnancy of their third child on Instagram with an adorable video of them and their two boys in the snow - making a new baby sized snowman.
4) Tom and Giovanna Fletcher
Tom wrote: "We thought we’d make it a trilogy. Baby 3 coming September! Couldn’t be happier. @mrsgifletcher"
Kate Hudson and her husband, Danny Fujikawa, announced that they were expecting their first child together, a baby girl, with a pretty extra gender reveal on Instagram.
5) Kate Hudson
Kate wrote: "SURPRISE!!! If you’ve wondered why I’ve been so absent on my social channels it’s because I have never been more sick! It was the most sick first trimester of all my children. Boomerangs have made me nauseous".
She also added, "We have been trying to keep this pregnancy under the radar for as long as possible but I’m a poppin now! And it’s too darn challenging to hide, and frankly hiding is more exhausting then just coming out with it! My kids, Danny, myself and the entire family are crazy excited! A little girl on the way 💕"
SURPRISE!!! 🤱 If you’ve wondered why I’ve been so absent on my social channels it’s because I have never been more sick! It was the most sick first trimester of all my children. Boomerangs have made me nauseous, Superzoom is an easy way to have my head in the toilet, food instagrams make me queezy and thinking too much about insta stories made me even more exhausted than I already had been. If you’ve seen me out and about smiling and pretending like everything is amazing...I was lying! BUT! I have broken through on the other end of that and rediscovering the joys of insta/snap. We have been trying to keep this pregnancy under the radar for as long as possible but I’m a poppin now! And it’s too darn challenging to hide, and frankly hiding is more exhausting then just coming out with it! My kids, Danny, myself and the entire family are crazy excited! A little girl on the way 💕
The Kardashians really are the Kings and Queen's of pregnancy announcements. As usual, there are rumours swirling when a Kardashian is pregnant. Khloe finally confirmed the news with a photo of her bump with her boyfriend, Tristan Thompson's arms clasped around it.
6) Khloe Kardashian
My greatest dream realized! We are having a baby! I had been waiting and wondering but God had a plan all along. He knew what He was doing. I simply had to trust in Him and be patient. I still at times can't believe that our love created life! Tristan, thank you for loving me the way that you do! Thank you for treating me like a Queen! Thank you for making me feel beautiful at all stages! Tristan, most of all, Thank you for making me a MOMMY!!! You have made this experience even more magical than I could have envisioned! I will never forget how wonderful you've been to me during this time! Thank you for making me so happy my love! Thank you to everyone for the love and positive vibes! I know we've been keeping this quiet but we wanted to enjoy this between our family and close friends as long as we could privately. To enjoy our first precious moments just us ❤️ Thank you all for understanding. I am so thankful, excited, nervous, eager, overjoyed and scared all in one! But it's the best bundle of feelings I've ever felt in my life! ❤️❤️❤️
Russell Brand announced that he was going to be a dad for the first time with Laura Gallacher via Instagram with. He posted a cute picture of him doing his homework, reading up on 'The Expectant Dad's Handbook'.
7) Russell Brand
Perhaps one of the best, but also worst kept secrets in Hollywood was Kylie Jenner's pregnancy. There had been so much speculation but Kylie and her family had kept tight-lipped and she had avoided being seen in public throughout. So when Kylie posted the most adorable video on 4th February 2018, the world went crazy.
8) Kylie Jenner
The video featured Kylie's pregnancy journey, her cute relationship with Travis Scott, the labour and the first glimpse of her adorable baby girl, Stormi.
Swimmer and Olympic Champion Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson announced their pregnancy with a photo featuring a pair of tiny speedos! How cute!
9) Michael Phelps
To announce her pregnancy, actor and comedian, Amy Schumer, posted a picture of her and husband Chris Fischer’s heads photoshopped onto the bodies of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – with Meghan holding her bump in THAT now sold out Reformation Pineapple Dress.
10) Amy Schumer
Amy used her pregnancy announcement as a way to encourage people to vote in the US midterm elections! She captioned the picture; 'About to announce some exciting news on @jessicayellin insta page. Please follow her for up to the minute #newsnotnoise she breaks down what’s really going on. She agreed to post a lil noise today for me! Follow her and VOTE!!’
Chrissy Teigen is serious mum-goals. She is always real and always hilarious! Chrissy let her daughter Luna announce her pregnancy with baby Miles. Chrissy asks her daughter what is in her tummy and Luna preciously responds: "Baby."
11) Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy, of course, made a joke, simply writing: "it's john's!" as the caption.
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