By peoplestaff225
Updated February 27, 2010 11:00 PM

What a glow!

Paula Patton makes a statement in a satin gold gown with gathered bust while posing backstage at the 41st NAACP Image Awards, held Friday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calif.

The Precious star, 34, and husband Robin Thicke expect their first child — a boy to be named Julian — in May.

See Paula and more moms-to-be in our Who’s Due Next gallery!