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Giuliana and Bill Rancic Welcome Baby Edward Duke

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

It’s a happy, happy day for Giuliana and Bill Rancic! The couple, who first experienced infertility and miscarriage, and then endured Giuliana’s treatment for breast cancer, have announced that their son was born last night in Denver via gestational surrogate.

Edward Duke Rancic was born at 10:12 p.m. Wednesday and weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces, E! Online reports.

Here’s more details from E! Online:

“Bill and I are blessed beyond words to welcome Edward into our lives,” Giuliana tells E! News exclusively. “Thank you so much to everyone who supported us along the way. We are so in love with the little guy already!”

The couple exclusively tells E! News that labor was just over four hours and went smoothly and relatively quickly. Both Bill and Giuliana were in the delivery room for the entire birth of their baby. They couldn’t hold back tears of joy the moment their son was born. The Rancics told us they were beyond elated and couldn’t believe their journey to become parents is finally complete.

Bill cut the umbilical cord minutes after the baby was born, and Giuliana was the first to hold her son for a long while, then gave him to Bill to embrace. The new parents both fed their baby, who they say had a big appetite, and share with us that he is doing incredibly well and has had his first bath.

Giuliana, the host of E! News, and Bill, a businessman who won the first season of the reality show “The Apprentice,” have documented their journey as a married couple on the Style Network reality series “Giuliana and Bill.”

Image: Bill and Giuliana Rancic via s_bukley / Shutterstock.com.

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Robert Downey Jr. and Wife Welcome Baby Boy

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Sherlock Holmes star Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan have welcomed a son!

Exton Elias was born Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. People.com reports that the babe was 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and 20 inches long. Downey has an older son, Indio, 18, from a previous marriage.

According to People.com, Susan was a tad upset when Downey shared the sex of the baby on national television last summer.

“I could never really stay mad at him, but I can tell you it genuinely wasn’t something we planned to reveal,” she said. As a result, Downey says he was extra careful to keep his lips zipped about the couple’s name pick before the baby arrived.

 

 

 

Image: Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr. via Shutterstock

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Kelsey Grammer, Wife Expecting Twins

Monday, January 16th, 2012

After winning a Golden Globe for his lead role on the STARZ series “The Boss,” actor Kelsey Grammer revealed to reporters that his wife is expecting…twins.  The 56 year-old actor thanked his wife Kayte Walsh at the end of his acceptance speech, saying, “I’d like to thank my wife Kayte for the future.  What a magnificent year it’s been.”

Walsh, 32, is Grammer’s fourth wife, and the actor has four other children.  In 2010, the couple lost a pregnancy to miscarriage.

I’m really looking forward to meeting these new arrivals,” Grammer, 56, told reporters, according to PEOPLE.com. “Fatherhood’s always different, based upon the character that comes into your life. They arrive and tell you what you have to do.”

Image: Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh, via s_bukley / Shutterstock.com

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Welcome Daughter Blue Ivy

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Saturday brought a highly-anticipated arrival to the celebrity baby world–the superstar couple Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z welcomed their daughter at Lenox Hill Hospital on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  The arrival was more than a month before the couple’s previously revealed due date, PEOPLE.com reported. The baby and mother are both reportedly doing well.

After some confusion over the order of her name, sources confirmed Sunday that the baby’s name is Blue Ivy Carter.  The unusual name’s meaning is explained by Parents.com’s In Name Only blogger, Pamela Redmond Satran:

Inspired by nature, Ivy is an old-fashioned name that’s starting to make a comeback after a century-long nap. US Weekly reports that the couple chose “Ivy” because of the significance of the number “4″ or “IV,” in their lives.  Beyoncé and Jay-Z were born on Sept. 4 and Dec. 4, respectively, were married on April 4, 2008, and Beyoncé’s latest album is entitled 4.

Both the names Blue and Ivy may have musical antecedents.  A film about jazz singer Billie Holiday’s life was called Lady Sings the Blues and another early jazz singer was Ivy Anderson.

Image: Beyoncé Knowles, via Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com

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Rumors Aside, Beyoncé Still Pregnant

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Last weekend, rumors flew across the web alleging that Beyoncé Knowles and her husband Jay-Z were at the hospital about to welcome their baby, who is reportedly due sometime in February.

But New Year’s Eve found the super-couple doing something far more banal – eating a simple dinner of fried chicken at Buttermilk Channel restaurant in Brooklyn, according to PEOPLE.com.  “She was definitely a pregnant lady that night,” an onlooker told the magazine. “They sat side by side and had a cozy and intimate dinner. They seemed to be having a lovely time.”

Image: Beyoncé Knowles, via Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com

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