Bump buddies: Penelope Cruz and sister Monica are both pregnant

12:0AM, Feb 4th 2013

Beautiful Spanish sisters Penelope and Monica Cruz are set to be bump buddies this year as they announce pregnancies weeks apart!

Getty Images
The beautiful Spanish sisters are set to be bump buddies as they go through their pregnancies together this year.

Oscar-winning actress Penelope Cruz, 38, is expecting her second child with husband Javier Bardem, according to the New York Post.

The revelation comes just weeks after her sister Monica Cruz, 35, announced she was expecting her first child via anonymous sperm donation.

Penelope and Bardem are already parents to Leonardo, who was born January 2011 at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, just six months after they were married in the Bahamas.

This pregnancy will have the added excitement of being shared with sister Monica, who recently took to her blog for Spanish newspaper El Pais to speak publicly about fulfilling her ‘life’s dream’ of getting pregnant, while addressing the inevitable questions of the father’s identity.

"So I've decided to talk about it: I have resorted to artificial insemination in order to get pregnant," wrote Monica, adding that although she would have preferred to find her dream partner, it came down to the ticking of her biological clock.

"A 40-year-old woman is very young and she feels very young but the maternity thing goes another way. It is measured with another clock that unfortunately we do not control. I've become very informed on the subject. It turns out that after 37 the possibilities of becoming pregnant decrease at an alarming rate."

The stunning sisters are said to be extremely close, and have even worked together on Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides where Monica body-doubled for Pene during her first pregnancy, and as guest designers for luxury lingerie company Agent Provocateur.

While exact due dates are not yet available for either, but congrats to both Cruz’s as they join our 2013 Celebrity Bump Watch list.

Were you pregnant at the same time as your sister or close friend? What was it like to share the journey together? Leave your comments below.

comments powered by Disqus

Related articles

 
 
instagram
  • Sophie La Giraffe has new family and friends!!! This is her cousin, Fan Fan and friends cat (aka Le Chat!) bird and mouse!! Wish I was still teething, these are soooooo cute!!! #sophielegirrafe #lesfolies #everybabyneedssophie #welcometothefamily

    mother and baby Sophie La Giraffe has new family and friends!!! This is her cousin, Fan Fan and friends cat (aka Le Chat!) bird and mouse!! Wish I was still teething, these are soooooo cute!!! #sophielegirrafe #lesfolies #everybabyneedssophie #welcometothefamily

    More from the team
  • With our editor, Fi, having her baby lady week, the talk in the office has been around what we can get her as a keepsake from the team. We came up with a birth print from @lovejkaustralia They are soooooo gorgeous and hopefully something she can keep and pass on to the lil man! #stillveryexcited #babynews #babygift #birthprint

    mother and baby With our editor, Fi, having her baby lady week, the talk in the office has been around what we can get her as a keepsake from the team. We came up with a birth print from @lovejkaustralia They are soooooo gorgeous and hopefully something she can keep and pass on to the lil man! #stillveryexcited #babynews #babygift #birthprint

    More from the team
  • Look who has arrived??!!!! Our editor, Fiona, had her BEAUTIFUL bay boy last night!!! We are all like kids at Christmas in the office today!!! Soooo much excitement!! Welcome to our family, Jacob! Xxx  #babyboy #onedayold #greathair #cutestbaby

    mother and baby Look who has arrived??!!!! Our editor, Fiona, had her BEAUTIFUL bay boy last night!!! We are all like kids at Christmas in the office today!!! Soooo much excitement!! Welcome to our family, Jacob! Xxx #babyboy #onedayold #greathair #cutestbaby

    More from the team
  • Rumour has is that Lara Bingle and Sam Worthington are having a baby!! What beautiful news for them. Sources say she is in the early weeks so not 100% confirmed yet!! #welovebabynews #hopeitstrue

    mother and baby Rumour has is that Lara Bingle and Sam Worthington are having a baby!! What beautiful news for them. Sources say she is in the early weeks so not 100% confirmed yet!! #welovebabynews #hopeitstrue

    More from the team
  • Spring has sprung! Looking forward to the really cute offerings from @seedheritage for the little ones!

    mother and baby Spring has sprung! Looking forward to the really cute offerings from @seedheritage for the little ones!

    More from the team
  • Regram @sodacommunications 
We were treated to a yummy morning tea while checking out the new #LorraineLea linen and kids ranges!

    mother and baby Regram @sodacommunications We were treated to a yummy morning tea while checking out the new #LorraineLea linen and kids ranges!

    More from the team
  • Can't wait to try out the new #bioelixia stretch mark cream!

    mother and baby Can't wait to try out the new #bioelixia stretch mark cream!

    More from the team
  • Apparently Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have had their baby??!! Beyond excited to learn if it's a boy or girl!!! This will have to be one genetically blessed child! Is your money on a boy or girl?! #evamendes #ryangosling #babynews #soexcited

    mother and baby Apparently Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have had their baby??!! Beyond excited to learn if it's a boy or girl!!! This will have to be one genetically blessed child! Is your money on a boy or girl?! #evamendes #ryangosling #babynews #soexcited

    More from the team
  • GIVEAWAY TIME!!! Neutrogena has you covered this spring/summer with beautiful, effective sunscreens for the whole family. For your chance to win an AWESOME Neutrogena pack that contains 2 x Wet Skin Sunscreen Sprays, 1 x Ultra Sheer Clear Face Sunscreen, 1 x Beach Defence Sunscreen Lotion, 1 x Ultrasheer Body Mist Sunscreen Spray and 1 x Ultra Sheer Dry Touch sunscreen lotion follow @motherbaby_au and repost this image and #neutrogenaau The lucky winner of this pack, valued at over $100, will be notified on Friday morning! Good luck!! #motherandbabyaucompetition #slipslopslap #sunsafety

    mother and baby GIVEAWAY TIME!!! Neutrogena has you covered this spring/summer with beautiful, effective sunscreens for the whole family. For your chance to win an AWESOME Neutrogena pack that contains 2 x Wet Skin Sunscreen Sprays, 1 x Ultra Sheer Clear Face Sunscreen, 1 x Beach Defence Sunscreen Lotion, 1 x Ultrasheer Body Mist Sunscreen Spray and 1 x Ultra Sheer Dry Touch sunscreen lotion follow @motherbaby_au and repost this image and #neutrogenaau The lucky winner of this pack, valued at over $100, will be notified on Friday morning! Good luck!! #motherandbabyaucompetition #slipslopslap #sunsafety

    More from the team
  • We love the #Urbo2 pram... And so do Kim Kardashian and Kanye West by the looks of it! Good choice guys, good choice! #mamasandpapas #pram #coolestcouple #kimkardashian @kimkardashian #kanyewest #adelaide

    mother and baby We love the #Urbo2 pram... And so do Kim Kardashian and Kanye West by the looks of it! Good choice guys, good choice! #mamasandpapas #pram #coolestcouple #kimkardashian @kimkardashian #kanyewest #adelaide

    More from the team