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.
Receiving a proper celebration in honor of her newly adopted daughter, Denise Richards was doted with a baby shower at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills over the weekend (July 23).
Dressed in red, the 40-year-old actress had a big smile on her face as she arrived with her family - with her father Irv helping out by carrying little Eloise Joni into the venue while snug in a car seat.
Always one of the more well-attended events to kick off the summertime season, the stars were out in full force at the Wadsworth Theater on the Veteran Administration Lawn in Los Angeles, California on Sunday (June 12).
Making for a fun-filled family affair, the likes of Ashlee Simpson, Ashley Tisdale and Olivia Munn were among those shuffling around the 21st annual Pediatric AIDS Foundation 'A Time For Heroes' carnival grounds.