Baby After 40: Stars Who Waited to Have Kids

Halle, Mariah and other 40-something mamas.

Halle Berry - Hallelujah. Halle Berry. She was fly during the first pregnancy and she was still fly for the second one.  (Photo: FameFlynet, Inc)

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Halle Berry - When Halle Berry announced she was pregnant with her second child at age 46, she gave hope to women everywhere that having a baby isn't just for twenty- and thirty-somethings. The newlywed actress, who is expecting a son with husband Olivier Martinez, also gave birth to her daughter, Nahla, at 41. But Berry isn't the only one who took her sweet time getting pregnant. Keep flipping to see more celebs with babies after 40. (Photo: FameFlynet)

Kim Fields - The Facts of Life star, 44, announced on The Real this week that she's expecting her second child, a boy, with husband Christopher Morgan. The actress also opened up about suffering two miscarriages while trying for a sibling for son Sebastian, 6. After years of disappointment, the news of her pregnancy came as a surprise to Fields. "Funny enough, I thought I was pre-menopausal," she said.   (Photo: ARB Productions)

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Kim Fields - The Facts of Life star, 44, announced on The Real this week that she's expecting her second child, a boy, with husband Christopher Morgan. The actress also opened up about suffering two miscarriages while trying for a sibling for son Sebastian, 6. After years of disappointment, the news of her pregnancy came as a surprise to Fields. "Funny enough, I thought I was pre-menopausal," she said.  (Photo: ARB Productions)

Mariah Carey, Monroe and Moroccan - Here's a photo of Mariah Carey sharing sweet dreams with her twins Monroe and Moroccan Cannon, who just turned a year right before their parents' fourth wedding anniversary. Nick and Mariah still look as though they're in newlywed bliss.  (Photo: Fresh Air Fund/WireImage)

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Mariah Carey - Carey and husband Nick Cannon welcomed twins Moroccan and Monroe in 2011; Carey was 41. The diva describes her 47-week pregnancy as a "bleak" time. "I was so uncomfortable," she added. "My body went through so much." Two years later, the Jenny Craig spokesperson is in the best shape of her life!  (Photo: Fresh Air Fund/WireImage)

Madonna - Ever the non-conformist, the Material One had a son with then-husband Guy Ritchie in 2000, when she was 41. She added to her brood again in 2006, when she adopted a baby boy from Malawi.(Photo: KCSPresse / Splash News)

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Madonna - Ever the non-conformist, the Material One had a son with then-husband Guy Ritchie in 2000, when she was 41. She added to her brood again in 2006, when she adopted a baby boy from Malawi.(Photo: KCSPresse / Splash News)

Salma Hayek - At 41, the Grown Ups 2 star rocked a baby bump and prenatal glow like few we'd ever seen, but Hayek caught heat earlier this year when she made comments that her healthy 50-pound weight gain left her feeling "disfigured." She later clarified, saying the experience helped her appreciate her body in new ways. The mother of baby girl Valentina also added that she was "shocked" that her body snapped back into its pre-baby shape.   (Photo: Francois Durand/Getty Images)

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Salma Hayek - At 41, the Grown Ups 2 star rocked a baby bump and prenatal glow like few we'd ever seen, but Hayek caught heat earlier this year when she made comments that her healthy 50-pound weight gain left her feeling "disfigured." She later clarified, saying the experience helped her appreciate her body in new ways. The mother of baby girl Valentina also added that she was "shocked" that her body snapped back into its pre-baby shape.  (Photo: Francois Durand/Getty Images)

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Kris Jenner - A controversial matriarch with a talent for spawning gorgeous, camera-ready girls, Jenner welcomed her youngest daughter, Kylie, at age 41. Now, the mother of six can focus her attention being grandmother to Kim Kardashian's and Kanye West's baby, North West! (Photo: Jennifer Graylock/Getty Images for The Heart Truth)

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Kris Jenner - A controversial matriarch with a talent for spawning gorgeous, camera-ready girls, Jenner welcomed her youngest daughter, Kylie, at age 41. Now, the mother of six can focus her attention being grandmother to Kim Kardashian's and Kanye West's baby, North West! (Photo: Jennifer Graylock/Getty Images for The Heart Truth)

Nina Garcia - The Project Runway judge and Marie Claire fashion director welcomed both her children well after 40. Her first son, Lucas, was born when the style maven was 42 and her second, Alexander, at 45.   (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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Nina Garcia - The Project Runway judge and Marie Claire fashion director welcomed both her children well after 40. Her first son, Lucas, was born when the style maven was 42 and her second, Alexander, at 45. (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Kelly Preston - Quite possibly the oldest celebrity to have a baby, John Travolta's wife welcomed a son at age 47. The birth was especially meaningful considering the couple lost their son Jett, 19, the year before.   (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) 

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Kelly Preston - Quite possibly the oldest celebrity to have a baby, John Travolta's wife welcomed a son at age 47. The birth was especially meaningful considering the couple lost their son Jett, 19, the year before. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) 

All Aglow - At the 2011 BET Awards, the actress, then pregnant with son Kez, masters the art of maternity chic in an ivory strapless frock with pretty tulle overlay, strappy gold sandals and regal updo.   (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Nia Long - The Best Man Holiday star was so proud of her pregnancy body at 41, she bared it on the cover of Ebony. We can't say we blame her. The actress was positively aglow while she awaited the birth of her son Kez in 2011, but maybe that has to do with the fact that she was told by her doctors that she couldn't have another child. The 43-year-old is also mom to 13-year-old Massai.   (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Karyn Parsons: October 8 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star still looks great at 46.  (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Karyn Parsons - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air's resident airhead, now 46, welcomed her son, Nico, at 41. She's also mom to daughter Lana, born when Parsons was 37. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Lela Rochon - Named one of People's 50 Most Beautiful in 1996, Rochon looked even better when she was pregnant with her third child at age 40. The actress and her husband, director Antoine Fuqua, were already parents to a two-year-old daughter Asia when they welcomed son Brando in 2004. Rochon also has a son, Zachary, from a previous relationship. (Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)