The stars with baby bumps are everywhere this year, with Uma Thurman, Kristin Cavallari, Anna Paquin, Sienna Miller and Ayda Field all among those who have announced they're expecting.
And it may only be early in the year, but some celebrity couples have already become proud parents in 2012. See who's got cause to celebrate now.
A four-year-old bulldog has set a new Guinness World Record after skateboarding through the legs of 30 people.
A five-year-old boy is able to say with unerring accuracy which random numbers his mum is looking at.
Composer David Teie creates an album featuring music that is scientifically proven to enrich cats’ lives.
A woman in her 40s was engulfed in flames as she relaxed on a park bench in Flensburg, Germany.
People in Bhutan no longer share stories of their encounters with the Himalayan yeti, which scientists believe to be a sub-species of brown bear.
Everyday is Halloween at Cassadaga in Florida, US, which was dubbed as the "psychic capital of the world."
A mum from Rugby, Warwickshire, claims she can speak to missing pets using telepathy and convince them to return home.
Kent police has deployed additional patrols following a string of reports of “evil clowns” stalking schoolchildren.
Welsh funeral directors offer services with comedy music and scattering ashes using fireworks.
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