People.com Celebrity Parents Update: Halle Berry poses for InStyle and discusses her 'geriatric' pregnancy By Staff Author Published on January 12, 2008 12:19 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Update: Quotations and photos added. Originally posted January 7th: Actress Halle Berry, 41, poses for the February issue of InStyle magazine. She and boyfriend Gabriel Aubry expect their first child in March and are keeping the sex a delivery surprise. However, they think they may have an inkling: ‘Isn’t She Lovely,’ by Stevie Wonder, hasbeen playing a lot in our house. And for some reason, that song keepscoming up on my iPod too — even though it’s on shuffle. We’re like,’It’s a sign! It’s a girl!’ Halle says she and Gabriel are decorating the nursery in a neutral color palette. Click below for the photo and interview highlights! Other changes are bursts of energy and a beautiful complexion. Halle — who reveals, ‘I stopped drinking diet soda because of the caffeine and aspartame‘ — says she’s feeling ‘fantastic.’ My skin is aglow from all the hormones. I want to stay pregnant forever.The second trimester, everybody told me, ‘You’ll see, you’re going to be a whole new woman.’ At it’s true! I know it will change in the third trimester, but rightnow I just have so much joy and energy that I feel like I’ve alreadydone 12 things today. I can just go and go and go. The Oscar-winning actress is keeping busy, working out with yoga, swimming,light weights and an elliptical machine, and becoming a bit of a bookworm. As you might imagine, all I’m reading are books about pregnancy and motherhood. Right now, for example, it’s Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family ($10) by Dr. Phil. Apparently she and Gabriel are sharing reading material — he recommended the same one back in November! One drawback of being an ‘older’ mother, according to Halle, is the labels you’re given. Did you know this is a ‘geriatric pregnancy?’ I cringe when I hear that. I’m like, ‘Take that off my chart!’ At the same time, she’s realistic. I may only do this one time, so I want this moment to be as big as it can be. I want the biggest bang I can imagine. On the subject of names, Halle — who says she won’t be hiring a full-time nanny — reveals that they haven’t yet chosen one. We haven’t picked a name yet. People are always saying, ‘You haven’t picked out a name yet?’ But I don’t know how you name a baby until you meet it. We [do] know the last name will be Aubry. Source: InStyle, February issue, p. 82-89.