Families are always expanding on soaps, and in real life, they did the same as many stars welcomed beautiful new additions into their families in 2017. The Young and the Restless star Melissa Ordway (Abby), The Bold and the Beautiful alum Jennifer Finnigan (ex-Bridget), and Days of Our Lives fave Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) were just some of the actresses who gave birth to babies this year. But don't forget about the actors! Ricky Paull Goldin (ex-Jake, (All My Children) and Jason Thompson (Billy, The Young and the Restless) also became proud papas!
Page through the gallery below to see the beautiful baby pics of all of daytime's newest stars! (But don't blame us if you start feeling broody!)
This article originally appeared on our sister site, ABC Soaps In Depth.