Congratulations were in order for many of our favorite celebrity moms (and dads) this year. Whether it was Tamar Braxton and Halle Berry welcoming babies, Kerry Washington and Vanessa Simmons announcing they were expecting new bundles of joy or Beyonce considering a sibling for Blue Ivy, we kept up with our famous moms as they glowed in the glory of motherhood. Here's a look back at how celeb moms spent the past 12 months.
Kerry Washington Is Pregnant
The Scandal star and her husband, San Francisco cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting a little bundle of joy in late spring 2014.
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Kim Fields Welcomed a Son
Fields and husband Christopher Morgan welcomed their second child, Quincy Xavier Morgan, on December 3, 2014. "We are so blessed and grateful to God for this newest gift to our family," the couple told PEOPLE.
Tamar Braxton Welcomed Baby Logan
Tamar Braxton with Baby Logan
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Beyonce Announced Plans to Have Another Baby
Earlier this year, Beyonce told Shapemagazine that she and husband Jay-Z can't wait to have a sibling for daughter Blue Ivy. "I'll probably start [trying to have another child] after this tour," she said. "We'll see if it happens."
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Thandie Newton Is Expecting Baby No. 3
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Halle Berry Welcomed a Son
Olivier Martinez and Halle Berry
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Shonda Rhimes Adopted Her Third Daughter
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Monica and Shannon Brown Welcomed a Baby Girl
Monica and Shannon Brown welcomed a beautiful baby girl named Laiyah (full name Laiyah Shannon Brown) on September 3, 2013.
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Phaedra Parks Welcomed a Son
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The Dunbars Welcomed a Baby
Soul Food star Rockmond Dunbar and his wife Maya Gilbert welcomed Berkeley Seon Dunbar on December 6, 2013. "Mom is doing great. We are absolutely in LOVE!" wrote Dunbar.
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Eva Marcille Announced Pregnancy
Marcille is expecting her first child with her boyfriend, singer Kevin McCall, in 2014. "Being able to bring a life into the world is every woman's dream," she told BET. The couple plans to name their daughter Marley.
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Vanessa Simmons Announced Her Pregnancy
Simmons (right) and her sister Angela.
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The Tates Are Expecting Baby No. 3
Love Jones star Larenz Tate and wife Tomasina Parrott are expecting their third child. The couple (pictured here with Tank and Zena Foster) hosted a star-studded baby shower this past summer.
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The Boshes Welcomed Baby No. 2
The NBA player and wife Adrienne welcomed daughter Dylan Sky Bosh on November 4, 2013. Their son Jackson was born May 3, 2012.
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Shanola Hampton Is Expecting
The Shameless star and hubby Daren Dukes are expecting their first child together—a girl—in 2014.
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Sherri Saum is Having Twins
The One Life to Live star announced she's having twins with her husband, and co-star Kamar de los Reyes, in summer 2014.