SnookiWow. Was 2012 the year to have a baby in Hollywood, or what? There must have been something in the water out in La-La land (and the Jersey Shore), because baby bumps were seriously popping up one right after the other.

And even though celebrities seem so far removed from us most of the time, when one of them becomes a mom, I know I instantly feel a bond with her, well, because moms have an unspoken bond between them, right? (C'mon, you know it's true. You love celebs a little bit more when they join the mom club.)

Here are 15 famous ladies who welcomed beautiful babies in 2012. (Can't wait to add Kate Middleton to next year's list!)

  1. Sienna Miller -- daughter Marlowe Ottoline Layng, weekend of July 7 & 8
  2. Molly Sims -- son Brooks Alan Stuber, June 19
  3. Beyonce -- daughter Blue Ivy Carter, January 7
  4. Megan Fox -- son Noah Shannon Green, September 27
  5. Adele -- baby boy on October 19, though she still has not released his name
  6. Drew Barrymore -- daughter Olive Barrymore Kopelman, September 26
  7. Snooki -- son Lorenzo Dominic LaValle, August 26
  8. Giuliana Rancic -- son Edward Duke Rancic, August 29
  9. Jessica Simpson -- daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson, May 1
  10. Kristin Cavallari -- son Camden Jack Cutler, August 8
  11. Hilary Duff -- son Luca Cruz Comrie, March 20
  12. Vanessa Lachey -- son Camden John Lachey, September 12
  13. Anna Paquin -- twins, a boy and a girl, in September
  14. Anna Faris -- son Jack Pratt, August 25
  15. Neve Campbell -- spotted with her newborn in August, though we don't know the birth date, name, or sex of the baby!

Which of these celebrity babies were you most excited about?

 

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