Older Celeb Moms
These Hollywood moms are choosing to parent later in life.
Celine Dion was vocal about giving her son Rene-Charles a sibling and her struggles in conceiving. After her sixth round of IVF treatments she became a mom again to twin boys Nelson and Eddy at the age of 42.
Halle Berry became a first-time mom to daughter Nahla at the age of 41. The actress who wanted to stay pregnant forever says that she’ll happily choose motherhood over movies any day.
Madonna gave birth to her second child Rocco just days before her 42nd birthday. As a result of oxygen starvation he was born seriously ill and had to be baptised in the intensive care unit of the hospital.
Marcia Cross traded her honeymoon for IVF and went into pregnancy with her eyes wide open to the risks of having children as an older mother. The actress was just shy of her 45th birthday when she gave birth to twin girls.
Mexican-born actress Selma Hayek doesn’t regret waiting to become a mom in her 40’s. Selma gave birth to daughter Valentina when she was 41 and says being an older mom makes her a better mom.
Brooke Shields had a publicised battle with postpartum depression following the birth of her first child. But when she gave birth to her second daughter at the age of 41 no symptoms arose and they bonded instantly.
Julianne Moore was set to become a mom at the age of 36, but gave birth to her daughter Liv at the age of 41. The actress thinks that having babies gets addictive, because the experience is so exciting.
As a young girl Susan Sarandon never had the burning desire to become a mother, because doctors told her that she was infertile and would never be able to have kids. But at the age of 43 and 46 she became a mom.
After the death of her eldest son Jett, Kelly Preston aka John Travolta’s wife longed for another child. At the age of 48 she welcomed baby Benjamin and describes him as a miracle who gave the family a renewed happiness.