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Jessica Alba on balancing motherhood, career and having more kids


As "Spy Kids" actress Jessica Alba nears the home stretch of her second pregnancy (she and husband Cash Warren already have one daughter, 3-year-old Honor Marie), Alba graces the cover of Latina magazine's first-ever family issue. Inside, the 30-year-old star talks about preparing for baby number two, and making motherhood work while having a career.

"The first time around, every moment was so new and terrifying and now I know what to expect. It’s like 'It's fine, I've been there before.' With Honor, I was constantly asking myself, 'Is she moving? Is her heart beating?' I'd worry about everything, and with this baby I don’t have the same anxieties," she said.

Alba also has a new perspective on her relationship with work. "After I had Honor I didn’t leave the house for a while. It was all about changing diapers and feedings and still trying to get back in to the routine of my [acting] thing. I love what I do. But unless it's worth it, I’m not going to spend time away from my daughter. Before I had her, work was all I had. Now it's not." 

With number two on the way, is there any talk of expanding the Warren-Alba family even more? Sounds like that will have to wait: "I just have to feel it out," she said. "See how my 30s treat me. I just try to live in the moment."

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