After several failed pregnancies, the Friends star and husband David Arquette welcomed daughter Coco on June 13. Friends say Cox will make a great mom: "Courteney is warm, caring and generous," says Christina Applegate. "All the perfect qualities of a mother." Cox plans to juggle motherhood with producing gigs. The couple's recently launched production company, Coquette, has several projects in the works, in addition to their cable design show Mix It Up.
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Between strolls around her London (left) and New York neighborhoods with 5-week-old daughter Apple (with husband Chris Martin), Paltrow earlier this month hosted a photography exhibit in London and accepted a Women in Film award in L.A. (right). Next up: two films later this year, Proof and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, followed by an as-yet-untitled Marlene Dietrich biopic.
Messing has several months to enjoy son Roman (her first child with screenwriter-husband Daniel Zelman), born April 7, before filming Will amp Grace's seventh season. She also has her eye on moving to the East Coast: "That's where our family and friends are," says Messing (in L.A. in May), "and that is where we feel our home really is."
The Raising Helen star welcomed son Ryder (her first child with husband Chris Robinson) in January, and in April started shooting Skeleton Key in New Orleans. But Ryder's never far from Mom (in L.A. this month) – on the set, she nursed him between takes. Next up: starring in and co-producing Can You Keep a Secret.
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On May 4, the German supermodel gave birth to Leni, her daughter with ex-boyfriend Flavio Briatore. Klum (left, in June), who showed off her impressive post-pregnancy figure at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards on the arm of new beau Seal this month (right), has recently started work on Project Runway, a fashion industry-based reality show that she is hosting this fall on Bravo.
The Aussie actress, who stars in December's The Aviator, filmed the upcoming The Life Aquatic while pregnant with Roman, her second son (joining Dashiell, 2, on April 23) with her screenwriter-husband Andrew Upton. This summer, England-based Blanchett will appear onstage in Sydney as the title character in Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, and shortly after will begin filming the drama Little Fish.
Baby Joe (left, in New York in March), Winslet's son with director-husband Sam Mendes, arrived on Dec. 22, joining Mia, her daughter with first husband James Threapleton. Winslet often brought Joe to the Romance amp Cigarettes set (right) while filming in Brooklyn this spring. Next up: a big-screen version of Ibsen's A Doll's House.