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Fit Pregnancy cover model Kate Dillon (February/March 2011) said flexibility came in handy as she approached her due date (Dec. 14, 2010). "I'm going for as natural a delivery as possible," Dillon said in an interview during her 37th week. "My doctor and I have a pact that if my labor is progressing well, she won't give me an epidural, even if I ask for one. But if it's taking a long time, she will-and I'm thinking I'll be fine either way. I'm not emotionally invested in what happens."
Back to Main Page: Keeping Up with the Jonases
We’ve watched Sarah Chalke, 33, grow up on television: First, as daughter Becky on Roseanne, then as Dr. Elliot Reid on Scrubs. Now she plays recurring character Stella on How I Met Your Mother. Her newest role—parent, along with fiancé Jamie Afifi—is scheduled to kick off on Christmas Day, her due date. We talked with her at this issue’s cover photo shoot, just five weeks before her big day.
Fit Pregnancy: How have you liked being pregnant?
|Michelle Williams||Applied NIA 24 Sun Damage Prevention 100% Mineral Sunscreen ($45) when expecting. Using sunscreen daily helps prevent melasma.|
|Angelina Jolie||Is a fan of Shea Terra Organics Mama’s Gold Stretch Mark Prevention & Treatment Oil ($27). Packed with shea butter and essential oils, it hydrates dry bellies.|
|Christy Turlington Burns|
Get More: See the full Daphne Oz cover story in our Feb/March issue, on newsstands January 27th. Back to Main Page: Do It Like Daphne
It’s a stormy day in New York City, but Daphne Oz is beaming. On a busy day of from shooting ABC’s food-focused talk show The Chew, she’s sitting in a photo studio crafting an email to her sister while her blond streaked hair is pinned into loops that will soon be luxurious waves, her aqua eyes are getting the smoky treatment and her toes are receiving final touches from a pedicurist.
Celebrities don’t just help motherhood en vogue; they also focus attention on causes important to families, such as efforts to end poverty, hunger and childhood disease. And while many of us are familiar with actress Angelina Jolie’s good deeds on behalf of the United Nations, and former model Christy Turlington Burns’ work for CARE, we thought you should know about some other stars’ charitable efforts.