The Best Pregnant Celebs of 2009

We've got the scoop on all the pregnant celebs of 2009 including Heidi Klum, Ellen Pompeo, Kourtney Kardashian, Amy Adams and more!

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    Padma Lakshmi

    Due date: Padma expects her first child in late March or early April.

    Best known for: Hosting the hit reality show Top Chef. Padma is also a model and author of the popular cookbook Easy Exotic: Low-Fat Recipes From Around the World.

    Baby's daddy: Though Padma announced her pregnancy in October, there is still no word yet on the baby's father.

    Memorable maternity moment: Padma's pregnancy has been called a ?medical miracle? because she suffers from endometriosis, a condition that often causes infertility. Since her diagnosis, Padma has founded the Endometriosis Foundation of America.

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    Rebecca Gayheart

    Due date: Rebecca and her husband expect their first child in late winter.

    Best known for: Her supporting roles in Beverly Hills 90210, Nip/Tuck, and Ugly Betty.

    Baby's daddy: Husband Eric Dane is best known for playing the womanizing Dr. Mark Sloan on Grey's Anatomy.

    Memorable maternity moment: Rebecca has been staying active throughout her pregnancy. She's often been photographed walking along the beach, leaving yoga classes, and shopping outdoors with Eric.

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    Jenna Elfman

    Due date: The Elfmans expect their second child in March.

    Best known for: Her starring role in the show Accidentally On Purpose as well as past hit sitcom Dharma & Greg.

    Baby's daddy: Husband Bodhi Elfman and Jenna have one 2-year-old son, Story Elias Elfman.

    Memorable maternity moment: After going through maternity clothes once already, Jenna says she's trying to stay in her regular duds for as long as possible. She recently attended a Hollywood event in a skin-tight black dress -- non-maternity -- that showed off her growing belly.

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    Amy Adams

    Due date: Amy will welcome her first child this spring.

    Best known for: Playing the lovable lead in hits such as Julie & Julia and Enchanted. She also held a recurring role as Jim's girlfriend on The Office and can be seen in the new film Leap Year, out in January 2010.

    Baby's daddy: Fiancé Darren Le Gallo is also an actor. The couple began dating in acting class in 2001. They were engaged in July 2008.

    Memorable maternity moment: Amy told Entertainment Tonight that she is far too impatient by nature to wait until the delivery room to learn the sex of her new baby. She says she intends to find out before -- and maybe she'll share the news!

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    Amanda Peet

    Due date: No word yet on when the newest addition to the Peet-Benioff family will arrive.

    Best known for: Her starring roles in hit films including The Whole Nine Yards, A Lot Like Love, and this year's 2012.

    Baby's daddy: Peet and screenwriter husband David Benioff have one daughter named Frances Pen, 2.

    Memorable maternity moment: After the birth of daughter Frances, Amanda said she and Benioff wanted more children, but couldn't agree on how many. "He wants three, but I'm old, I'm an old lady," Peet told People. "Two is enough."

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    Tiffani Thiessen

    Due date: Tiffani and her husband expect a May baby.

    Best known for: Her starring roles in teen television in the 1990s including Saved By The Bell and Beverly Hills 90210. Now, she's on the cast of the drama White Collar.

    Baby's daddy: TTiffani and her actor husband Brady Smith, who married in 2005, have shot down pregnancy rumors several times in the past few years.

    Memorable maternity moment: Tiffani and Brady have said they definitely won't follow the celebrity trend of ?crazy? baby names. Though they haven't settled on a name for baby-to-be, Tiffani said they have a few favorites. "You're not going to find any freaky names," she says. "I promise."

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    Sarah Chalke

    Due date: Sarah and her fiancé welcomed son Charlie Rhodes Afifi on December 24.

    Best known for: Playing the neurotic yet loveable Dr. Elliot Reid on Scrubs. Sarah also recently starred in Lifetime's Maneater miniseries and held a recurring role on How I Met Your Mother.

    Baby's daddy: Fiancé Jamie Afifi, an entertainment lawyer, met the star through a mutual friend. Jamie proposed in December 2006, but the couple has not released details on the upcoming nuptials.

    Memorable maternity moment: Sarah has a close friend she can call to gab about all things pregnancy -- her Scrubs costar Judy Reyes (who plays feisty nurse Carla Espinosa) is expecting a girl in November.

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    Camila Alves

    Due date: Camila and boyfriend Matthew McConaughey welcomed baby girl Vida Alves McConaughey on January 3, 2010.

    Best known for: Her modeling work and relationship with Matthew McConaughey. Camila was recently selected to host the third season on Bravo's Shear Genius.

    Baby's daddy: Boyfriend and actor Matthew McConaughey and Camila already have one son together; Levi was born July 7, 2008.

    Memorable maternity moment: Big brother-to-be Levi is just as anxious for the new baby as his parents are, according to Matthew. "He's doing terrific waiting for his little bro or sis," Matthew says. He also noted in his blog that the couple do not know the sex of the new baby but "we have our instincts."

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    Katherine Heigl

    Due date: Katherine and her husband officially adopted 10-month-old Naleigh in September after waiting months for the baby girl.

    Best known for: Her role as Izzie Stevens on Grey's Anatomy and her funny performances in The Ugly Truth, Knocked Up, and 27 Dresses.

    Baby's daddy: Singer Josh Kelley and Katherine were married in December 2007 on her ranch in Utah.

    Memorable maternity moment: The couple discussed Katherine desire to adopt before they were even engaged. Their new daughter is named after Katherine's mother and sister -- Naleigh is a combination of their names, Nancy and Leigh.

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    Leelee Sobieski

    Due date: Leelee and her fiancé welcomed daughter Louisanna Ray on December 16.

    Best known for: Her leading role in Joan of Arc. Leelee also starred in the summer 2009 film Public Enemies opposite Johnny Depp, and has modeled for fiancé Adam Kimmel's fashion line.

    Baby's daddy: Fashion designer Adam Kimmel and Leelee announced their engagement at the premiere of Public Enemies in June, where Leelee showed off her sparkling engagement ring.

    Memorable maternity moment: Leelee told Us Weekly that she counteracts pregnancy indulgences like macaroni and cheese (and other "little kid" comfort foods) with long walks and workouts with her trainer.

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    Cobie Smulders

    Due date: Cobie and her fiancé welcomed baby girl Shaelyn Cado Killam on May 16.

    Best known for: Her starring role as easy-going Robin Scherbatsky in How I Met Your Mother.

    Baby's daddy: Actor Taran Killam and Cobie were engaged in January 2009. No details of their upcoming nuptials have been released.

    Memorable maternity moment: Cobie and her How I Met Your Mother co-star Alyson Hannigan spent hours swapping baby stories and concerns between takes. "You really can't help it because you have babies on the brain," Cobie said. "From creams, doctors, birth methods, talk about everything."

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    Kendra Wilkinson

    Due date: Kendra and her husband welcomed a healthy baby boy named Hank Randall IV on December 11.

    Best known for: Frolicking around the Playboy mansion as Hugh Hefner's girlfriend and star of the E! series The Girls Next Door. She now has her own spin-off show, Kendra, a reality series that follows Kendra around as she navigates real life -- taking care of the house, paying the bills, and living as a newlywed.

    Baby's daddy: Kendra and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver husband Hank Baskett married July 27 at Kendra's former home, the Playboy mansion.

    Memorable maternity moment: Kendra, 23, wrote on her blog that she and Hank, 26, are looking forward to young parenthood, saying they were "beyond excited" about her pregnancy. "Soon Hank and I are going to have a little athlete running around the house," she wrote.

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    Alison Sweeney

    Due date: Alison and her husband welcomed Megan Hope on January 12.

    Best known for: Her long-time role as Sami Brady on Days of Our Lives. Alison currently hosts popular reality show The Biggest Loser.

    Baby's daddy: Husband and California Highway Patrol investigator Dave Sanov and Alison married in 2000. They have one son, Benjamin Edward, who was born in 2005.

    Memorable maternity moment: Although Alison loves being a mom to a boy, she was very excited to welcome her little girl. "I love decorating her room with all this great girlie stuff," she says. "I'm very excited about buying a princess dress. And the lip gloss and nail polish -- it's going to be so cute!"

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    Lisa Loeb

    Due date: Loeb and her husband welcomed daughter Lyla Rose on November 29.

    Best known for: Her 1994 No. 1 single "Stay (I Missed You)." The single was featured in the movie Reality Bites.

    Baby's daddy: Lisa and husband Roey Hershkovitz, a music supervisor for Late Night with Conan O'Brien, met in 2006 and married in January 2009.

    Memorable maternity moment: Shortly after her marriage, Loeb announced that she and Roey were definitely ready to start a family -- it would be her ?next big project.?

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    Kourtney Kardashian

    Due date: Mason Dash Disick was born December 14 in Los Angeles.

    Best known for: Famous family ties to sister Kim Kardashian and Olympic gold medalist step-father Bruce Jenner. Kourtney eased into the spotlight on the hit reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians in 2007, and now co-stars with younger sister Khloe on Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami.

    Baby's daddy: On-again, off-again boyfriend Scott Disick. Kourtney and Scott stirred up drama in the latest season of Keeping up with the Kardashians when Kourtney accused Scott of cheating.

    Memorable maternity moment: Although the plan was to stay mum on the identity of the baby's father, Kourtney revealed his name on the Today Show just one day after announcing her pregnancy.

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    Gisele Bundchen

    Due date: Gisele and her husband welcomed son Benjamin on December 8.

    Best known for: Her supermodel status in the fashion world. Now a household name, Gisele is the highest-paid model in the world, according to Forbes magazine.

    Baby's daddy: Hubby Tom Brady is the quarterback for the New England Patriots. The couple had two weddings this year -- a February ceremony in Los Angeles and an April one at Gisele's Costa Rican home. Tom has a son, John, from a previous relationship with actress Bridget Moynahan.

    Memorable maternity moment: Gisele told People magazine family is what matters most: ?I think family is the base to everything,? she says. ?I think that is one of the things I'm most grateful for.?

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    Ellen Pompeo

    Due date: Ellen and her husband welcomed little Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery on September 15.

    Best known for: Playing Seattle Grace's love-torn Dr. Meredith Grey on the hit TV show Grey's Anatomy.

    Baby's daddy: Husband Chris Ivery, who Ellen wed in a quiet ceremony at New York's City Hall in November 2007, is a music producer. The couple met in a grocery store in 2003 and began dating six months later.

    Memorable maternity moment: Ellen told Allure in October 2008 that she and Chris were ready to settle down and start a family. "We enjoy our life so much," she says. "So when I have the baby, I won't feel like we've missed any fun, reckless times together."

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    Judy Reyes

    Due date: Judy and her boyfriend welcomed her first child, a baby girl named Leila Ray Valencia, on November 27.

    Best known for: Playing smart and sassy head nurse Carla Espinosa on Scrubs.

    Baby's daddy: Leila is the first child for Judy and director George Valencia.

    Memorable maternity moment: Judy told Pregnancy magazine that she's just as nervous about becoming a mom as anyone else. "Babies always scared me," she told the magazine. "I've always been afraid to drop them or hurt them."

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    Maya Rudolph

    Due date: The actress welcomed her second child, a baby girl named Lucille, on November 6, 2009.

    Best known for: Her funny roles on Saturday Night Live and her recent hit, Away We Go, with co-star John Krasinski.

    Baby's daddy: Maya and director Paul Thomas Anderson added to their brood that includes 4-year-old daughter, Pearl.

    Memorable maternity moment: Maya told David Letterman that she and Paul chose not to find out the sex with either child beforehand -- not knowing was something to look forward to during the rougher months of pregnancy.

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Due date: Charlotte Grace Pharlotte Grace Prinze made her grand arrival on September 19, 2009.

    Best known for: Fighting off vampires as tough Buffy Summers, Sarah's character on the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer until 2003. She's now shooting and producing the pilot for a new HBO drama called The Wonderful Maladys.

    Baby's daddy: Teen movie hottie Freddie Prinze Jr., who Sarah met on the set of the horror flick I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997. Married since 2002, the couple starred as Daphne and Fred in the movie version of Scooby-Doo.

    Memorable maternity moment: The very private couple announced Sarah's pregnancy in April (and the subsequent birth in September) but are staying mum on many other details. Check back for Sarah's thoughts on first-time mommyhood.

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    Kimora Lee Simmons

    Due date: Kimora gave birth to a boy, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, on May 30, and she even updated fans on Twitter (@BabyPhat) during the labor.

    Best known for: Rockin' the catwalk in the 1990s as a supermodel for designers such as Karl Lagerfeld. She's also the creative director for hip clothing lines Phat Fashions and Baby Phat.

    Baby's daddy: Kimora and two-time Oscar-nominated actor and fellow model Djimon Hounsou began dating in March 2007. Kimora also has two daughters, Ming Lee, 9, and Aoki Lee, 6, with her ex-husband, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons.

    Memorable maternity moment: Pregnancy-craving rumors flew when Kimora let it slip that she had a hankering for pizza before the Barbie fashion show. "On the way to the show, I had to have a slice of pizza -- New York pizza. I think I'm going to have another one after the show, too," she told Us Magazine.

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    Nicole Richie

    Due date: Sparrow James Midnight Madden was born September 9, 2009.

    Best known for: Giving farm life a try with former-BFF Paris Hilton on USA's reality TV show The Simple Life. Nicole is also singer Lionel Richie's daughter.

    Baby's daddy: Nicole and boyfriend Joel Madden, the lead singer for pop-punk band Good Charlotte, have another daughter together. Harlow Winter Kate was born January 11, 2008.

    Memorable maternity moment: After giving birth to daughter Harlow Winter Kate, Nicole seemed to leave her wild-child days behind her. Now the pesky paparazzi are more likely to snap photos of the stylish mommy running errands than bar-hopping with the Hollywood crowd. Nicole seems to love her more peaceful lifestyle too. "She gives life a whole new meaning," she told People magazine when speaking of of Harlow. Plus, like most moms, Nicole's body got a post-baby makeover. Her healthier, curvier figure has put those eating-disorder rumors to rest.

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    Heidi Klum

    Due date: Baby girl Lou Sulola Samuel was born October 9, 2009 in Los Angeles.

    Best known for: Strutting her stuff for Victoria's Secret and co-hosting the popular Project Runway.

    Baby's daddy: Singer and husband Seal is the father of two of Heidi's kids, Henry, 3 and Johan, 2 , and is known for his sultry tunes.

    Memorable maternity moment: Last July, Heidi told Redbook "So many people say, 'I'm so done.' That hasn't come out of my mouth, and it hasn't come out of Seal's mouth either. I feel like we still have one coming."

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    Kelly Rutherford

    Due date: Kelly welcomed daughter Helena Grace Rutherford Giersch on June 8, 2009.

    Best known for: Lighting up the small screen with her acting talent and stunning good looks in TV hits Generations and Melrose Place. Recently she's played socialite mother Lily van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl.

    Baby's daddy: Kelly and German businessman Daniel Giersch tied the knot in August 2006, but are now getting divorced.

    Memorable maternity moment: Kelly made tabloid headlines when she boldly filed for divorce on December 30, 2008. A bitter custody battle over the couple's first child, son Hermes Gustaf Daniel, followed. When questioned by reporters after the hearing about her choice to split while pregnant, Kelly said: "I think about the great love I have for this child. I think about my kids and my future ... and how lucky I am to be a mother at 40."

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    Elisabeth Hasselbeck

    Due date: The Hasselbecks welcomed their third child, Isaiah Timothy, on August 9, 2009.

    Best known for: Gabbing daily with Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Sherri Shepherd as co-host of The View since 2003. She's also busy working on a fashion line, "Elisabeth Hasselbeck for Dialogue," for the QVC network.

    Baby's daddy: Elisabeth and current ESPN-NFL analyst and former NFL quarterback Tim Hasselbeck married in 2002 and are the proud parents of Grace, 3, and Taylor, 1.

    Memorable maternity moment: Making an official announcement on the January 29 show, Elisabeth joked about her third pregnancy while co-hosting. "I'll try to pop this one out before we leave [on summer hiatus], Barbara," she told Walters.

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    Alyson Hannigan

    Due date: Satyana Denisof was born March 24th, 2009 -- it was also Alyson's birthday!

    Best known for: Playing Willow Rosenberg on the USA series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and for her role as flute-playing Michelle Flaherty in the American Pie movies. Alyson is also a star in the hit show How I Met Your Mother.

    Baby's daddy: Alyson and her Buffy the Vampire Slayer costar Alexis Denisof married on October 11, 2003.

    Memorable maternity moment: On The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Alyson admitted experiencing pregnancy brain. "I get tired a lot, and I have pregnancy brain -- which I never realized was a thing, but it is," she said. "I sort of feel like a koala bear, where I'm slightly stoned all the time and I'll say the wrong word." She also divulged her biggest craving, ginger ale, which her mother also craved during pregnancy.

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    Jennifer Hudson

    Due date: The Sex and the City: The Movie sidekick welcomed son David Daniel Otunga Jr. on August 10, 2009.

    Best known for: Making it big after stepping onto the American Idol stage in 2004. She played Effie White in the 2006 hit movie Dreamgirls, and later won an Academy Award for the role.

    Baby's daddy: Fiancé David Otunga was a contestant on VH1's reality dating show I Love New York but he's currently training to be a professional wrestler. The couple hasn't announced when they plan to tie the knot.

    Memorable maternity moment: Jennifer kept her pregnancy completely hush-hush until she celebrated with a baby shower May 31 in downtown Chicago. Close friend and singer Felicia Fields told The Chicago Tribune the shower was an intimate get-together. "It was a quiet gathering of friends and mostly family," Fields says.

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    Rachel Griffiths

    Due date: Baby number three, Clementine Grace, was born on June 21, 2009.

    Best known for: Her roles as Brenda Chenowith in the HBO series Six Feet Under and as Sarah Walker on the ABC show Brothers and Sisters.

    Baby's daddy: Rachel wed Australian artist Andrew Taylor on December 31, 2002. They already have two children together: son Banjo Patrick, 5, and daughter Adelaide Rose, 3.

    Memorable maternity moment: Rachel is known for her super-speedy post-baby slim-downs. In fact, she was spotted sporting a bikini just two months after Adelaide was born. Rachel credits her weight loss to moderate exercise, such as yoga, and meals rich in fish, chicken, and vegetables.

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    Anne Heche

    Due date: Atlas Heche Tupper was born on March 11, 2009.

    Best known for: Her relationship with Ellen DeGeneres and the odd events that followed their breakup. In interviews and in her autobiography, Call Me Crazy, Heche declared that she had an alter-ego named Celestia that was the daughter of God and half-sibling of Jesus. The actress has also been in a range of films, TV shows, and plays, including Another World, John Q, and Men in Trees.

    Baby's daddy: Anne and her Men in Trees costar James Tupper began dating in August 2007. Anne also has a son, Homer, 7, with ex-husband Coley Laffoon.

    Memorable maternity moment: Anne and James hinted at the sex of the baby while shopping in Los Angeles before their son was born. The couple supposedly bought pastel blue leather booties, blue reusable diapers, and a blue baby blanket.

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