Experts predicted that couples stuck together at home 24/7 may either end up fighting or having sex all the time. The Philippines now holds the record for the longest quarantine period to date, and it looks like we're going to have a baby boom in the next few months.
In two months, we've had four celebrities announce that they are anticipating their quarantine babies. So far, here are all the celebrities who announced that they are expecting lockdown babies soon!
1. Iwa Moto
On July 23, Iwa shared a sonogram of her and partner Pampi Lacson's second child. She didn't say how far along she is in the pregnancy, but the new addition to their family will arrive next year.
"Hello there, little one. We are all excited to meet you," the preggo mama wrote. "But for now chill ka muna diyan. Magpalaki ka at magpalakas. 'Wag mo na pahirapan si mommy ha. Love you," she said.
2. Princess Velasco
Princess admitted she cried when she found out she was pregnant with her third child. "Because we were in the middle of ECQ, and my mama heart plus hormones made me worry about the future, and safety of this baby," she wrote in her pregnancy announcement on July 6.
It's also the first time she got pregnant without really trying, "so it was quite a surprise!” Princess exclaimed. The soon-to-be mama of three is currently in her second trimester.
3. Maya Flores
On July 15, Maya and Geoff Eigenmann announced that they are expecting their third baby in November 2020. Geoff also stated the obvious that they "adding to the population real quick." The couple has two kids: Arabella, who's turning three years old in September, and Angus, who just celebrated his first birthday in June 2020.
4. Ryza Cenon
On July 1, Ryza surprised everyone when she announced that she's five months pregnant with her partner, cinematographer Miguel Antonio Cruz's, first child. She also admitted to having hair fall during her pregnancy, which is why she's sporting a super short 'do. Recently, she shared the sonograph of her baby.
It was a surprise pregnancy, but Ryza is embracing it wholeheartedly. She's confident that she's ready to be a mom. The actress thought this would never happen because she has an inverted uterus.
5. Aicelle Santos
The singer-songwriter announced in June that she and husband journalist Mark Zambrano are expecting their first child. "You are our hope that this world will become better. We can't wait to meet you, anak. Your father and I love you so much," Aicelle wrote in her pregnancy announcement.
6. Sheena Halili
Sheena admitted that she was masungit to her husband Atty. Jeron Manzanero early in her pregnancy, and little did they know, it was already due to pregnancy hormones. Don't worry, the first-time preggo adores him now. They're having a baby girl!
7. Assunta De Rossi
Assunta's miracle baby has grown. "I'm feeling a bit emotional because the last time I had a scan, the baby was as small as a jellybean, if not smaller," the 37-year-old actress wrote on July 6. Assunta is proud that she survived the first two trimesters of pregnancy during a pandemic and lockdown without any complications!
8. Coleen Garcia
Coleen reveals that not a lot of things have changed since she got pregnant. But being pregnant during a pandemic has its own challenges. It may be easy to stay home, but she's worried about not having Billy with her when she gives birth. They are expecting a baby boy in September!
9. Lara Quigaman
The soon-to-be mama of three recently shared a vlog about her maternity shoot done at Nice Print Photography's The Concept Studio. Lara wore three outfits: a gold robe, a flowy chiffon dress, and a pink gown. She and husband Marco Alcaraz are expecting a third baby boy.
"Super nag-enjoy ako. For the first time in a long time, feeling ko maganda ako ulit," Lara said. "Yung feeling na nakapag-glam up ako ulit, really felt good," she added.
10. Regine Angeles
The singer is in her 24th week of pregnancy. Regine's son is turning three years old in October, and they'll be welcoming their second child in November. "So many things to look forward to. Hoping everything will be better soon!" Regine wrote.
11. Joy W. Sotto
Joy is pregnant with her and husband Gian Sotto's sixth child. They will be welcoming their fifth baby boy soon! The preggo mama recently shared her experience going to her doctor's appointment and having her oral glucose test (which she happily announced comes in a new flavor, cola!).
12. Dianne Medina
Dianne and husband Rodjun Cruz celebrated their 13th anniversary on Thursday, July 23. The couple conceived during the pandemic, so they've been documenting their journey to tell the story to their baby boy someday. She had a maternity shoot wearing a mask.
13. Paulina Sotto
Paulina is one of the lucky ones to have a relatively smooth pregnancy. She and husband Jed Llanas will be welcoming a baby girl! "Never in a million years would I have thought that most of it would be spent isolated and honestly just scared for my life, my loved ones, and our baby," she wrote on July 22.