Ana Gasteyer Gets Lost in Motherhood

Many parents give careful consideration to the age difference between their first and subsequent children, and for Ana Gasteyer and her husband Charlie McKittrick, the bigger the better. “It’s great that they are so far apart in age,” the 42-year-old mom of Frances Mary, 7, and Ulysses, 16 months, tells the August/September issue of Fit Pregnancy, “so we had full advantage of each one’s infancy.”

Ana also considers herself “lucky” that her firstborn was a girl, noting,

“She never batted an eyelash about having the baby around. I am not so sure how it’d go if it were the other way.”

Although she wishes she had not returned to work so soon after Ulysses was born — advising other new moms to “take it slow” — the former Saturday Night Live star has no regrets. Calling motherhood “the most fulfilling thing” she’s done, Ana is content to focus all her efforts on “what will make them better, happier people, or the world a better place.” She adds,

“I am very lost in it right now and feel tremendously lucky.”

Source: Fit Pregnancy, August/September issue

— Missy

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