To the Chinese, the year of the Dragon is considered to be the most auspicious, and is the most sought after year for having children.
It seems like even celebrities are hopping onto this bandwagon. Hong Kong actress and Cantopop singer Gigi Lai is yet again expecting another pair of twins, having just given birth to twin girls in July 2010.
Even Andy Lau, who has always been elusive and tight-lipped about his personal life, has just become a father for the first time when his Malaysian wife Carol Chu gave birth in May this year.
A surge in the numbers of newborns in these Asian countries come as no surprise, although it is rather curious that we find this trend evident even with Hollywood celebrities.
From Beyonce's daughter Blue Ivy to Megan Fox's growing belly, these little bundles of joy sure are coming in fast.
The list is not complete, but here are some celebrities who have recently welcomed new additions to their lives. Born into fame, these babies sure are lucky!