Having already received the best gift one could ever hope for, a long list of Hollywood stars welcomed their very own bundles of joy throughout the course of 2011.
As for the new Tinseltown parents being blessed with their first babies, Natalie Portman and fiance Benjamin Millepied said hello to Aleph Portman-Millepied back in June while Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom became mother and father to a darling boy named Flynn in January.
Getting a double dose of preciousness were Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, as the couple were doted with twins whom they named Monroe and Moroccan.
Other new parents included Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem (Leo), Pink and Carey Hart (Willow), January Jones (Xander), Owen Wilson and Jade Duell (Robert Ford), Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner (Arabella Rose), Jane Krakowski and Robert Godley (Bennett), Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz (Egypt), Alicia Silverstone and Christopher Jarecki (Bear Blu), Doutzen Kroes and DJ Sunnery James (Phyllon Joy) and Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (Giulia).
As for the veteran Tinseltown parents adding to their broods, David and Victoria Beckham got their wish of a first daughter in Harper Seven while Jessica Alba and Cash Warren welcomed their second girl, Haven Garner.
Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy were joined by baby Bingham while Tori Spelling, Tina Fey, Kevin Federline, Melanie Brown, Rod Stewart and Hugh Grant all became parents, once more.
Not to be forgotten, stars including Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Garner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hilary Duff and Beyonce Knowles all have buns in the oven - making 2012 lined up to be just as an exciting year as the past twelve months.