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Paula Garces Expecting Second Child

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When Paula Garces went for an annual check-up at her doctor’s office, she got unexpected news: she was pregnant.

“It’s a miracle!” the actress tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Indeed, the Devious Maids and All My Children star, 39, and her husband Antonio Hernandez, an entrepreneur and producer, had all but given up hope after years of trying for a baby led to two miscarriages.

“We’re excited to finally be pregnant after so many years and make my daughter the best big sister, and my husband an amazing dad,” says Garces, who is best known as Maria from the hit Harold & Kumar franchise.

Garces – already mom to 21-year-old Skye Mahoney from a previous relationship – is thrilled to be expecting again.

“I can’t wait to debut my belly at Comic Con this July,” says Garces, who will also debut her new comic book trilogy Aluna, the namesake of the first Latina video game superhero character.

Another perk of the pregnancy? Once the couple got the great news, Hernandez whisked his wife off to a getaway beach weekend at the Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, to celebrate.

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– Elizabeth Leonard

Mark Webber, Teresa Palmer Pregnant Expecting First Child

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Good thing Teresa Palmer is a fan of warm bodies – she’ll soon have a tiny one to cuddle with.

The actress, 27 – whose engagement to fellow actor Mark Webber, 33, was recently announced – took to cyberspace on Monday to share some additional big news.

“This is where my heart is,” Palmer captioned a photo on Instagram of a sonogram and tiny little slippers.

“To my precious baby – I’m so blessed to be your mama, we have been wishing for you for awhile.”

Added the actress: “We love you so much and can’t wait to kiss your little face and tiny toes. Thank you for hearing our prayers.”

Mark Webber, Teresa Palmer Pregnant Expecting First Child

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Alec Baldwin Hilaria Baldwin Pregnant Expecting Baby

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Bye, bye 30 Rock, hello daddy duty!

Alec Baldwin, 54, and his wife Hilaria are expecting their first child together, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

“We’re so thrilled and we can’t wait to meet our baby,” the couple tell PEOPLE exclusively.

Hilaria, who is due this summer, announced the news on Extra, where she serves as a Special Correspondent for the show.

Baldwin, already dad to daughter Ireland, 17, from his previous marriage to Kim Basinger, and Hilaria, a yoga instructor, tied the knot in June after a three month engagement.

“He’s just really happy,” a source told PEOPLE after the couple announced their wedding plans. “They light up the room whenever they are together.”

Baldwin, who recently picked up a SAG Award for Best Actor in a TV Series for 30 Rock, is in good company: his former costar Tracy Morgan announced he is also expecting a baby.

– Anya Leon

Kerri Walsh Jennings Expecting a Girl

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Kerri Walsh Jennings is thinking pink.

The three-time Olympic gold medalist found out the sex of her baby on the way live on Today Monday.

Walsh Jennings, husband Casey Jennings and sons Joseph, 3 , and Sundance, 2 , continued a previous Christmas tradition, having their doctor pen the baby’s gender on an ornament to reveal that come April, they’ll be welcoming a girl.

“We’re going to share something so special today and I’ve been dying for two months to find out,” the beach volleyball star, 34, said before breaking the news through tears. “Oh my God — we’re having a girl!”

“It feels a little cheesy if I overthink it, but I’m just not going to overthink it,” Walsh Jennings told Today prior to the announcement. “I feel like people are along for the ride with us. We’ve gotten so many words of encouragement … I welcome all the love and prayers I can get!”

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Jack Osbourne Respectfully Declines More Baby Gifts

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There’s another baby on the way for Busy Philipps!

The Cougar Town actress, 33, and her husband Marc Silverstein are expecting their second child, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Already mom to 4-year-old daughter Birdie Leigh, Philipps announced her baby bliss via Twitter on Monday, posting a picture of her positive pregnancy test.

“So this happened…” she Tweeted.

“I only became a celebrity because I had a kid. Before I was pregnant nobody cared,” Philipps has joked in the past. “I joke to my agent that having a baby made my career.”

Here’s to double the success!

– Anya Leon with reporting by Lesley Messer

Love and Theft: Eric Gunderson Expecting First Child

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Wishes really do come true — just ask Eric Gunderson.

After announcing he and his wife Emily were expecting a baby, the Love and Theft musician couldn’t hide his high hopes that their firstborn would be a boy.

Luckily for Gunderson, his dreams will become a reality when the couple welcomes a son in mid-May, his rep tells PEOPLE.

“I’m so excited to have a boy,” Gunderson says. “Emily would be happy either way, but I’ve been secretly planning father/son hunting and fishing trips all along.”

And, if left up to the future doting dad, the two will be sure to spend time strumming a few tunes together. “I might even let him try his hand at guitar, although you know those musicians are a handful,” Gunderson jokes.

– Anya Leon

Devon Aoki Pregnant Expecting Second Child

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There’s another baby on the way for Devon Aoki!

The model and actress, 30, and husband James Bailey are expecting their second child — a girl — in January, PEOPLE confirms.

The couple shared their happy news at Baby2Baby‘s first annual gala, held over the weekend in Culver City, Calif.

Their daughter will join big brother James Hunter Jr., 17 months, at home.

Aoki — who became the face of Versace at 16 and went on to star in 2 Fast 2 Furious and Sin City – is the sister of DJ Steve Aoki and daughter of the late Hiroaki Aoki, founder of the Benihana restaurant chain.

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