By peoplestaff225
Updated July 14, 2008 08:00 AM

Minnie Driver has previously been open in sharing her rationale for keeping the baby she expects in late August a delivery surprise, and that candor continues in a new interview with the NY Daily News. Not knowing whether she’s about to become mom to a daughter or a son gives "an incentive to get me through labor," the 38-year-old actress says. Her "old-fashioned" approach extends to her preferred method of delivery — Minnie says that a C-section is "antithetical to what I believe in every cell of my body." She adds,

In two of Minnie’s latest film projects, she plays both a mom (in Take, due in theaters July 18) and a mom-to-be (in Motherhood, which she recently shot with Uma Thurman). The former film features some heavy-hitting subject matter, when Minnie’s onscreen child dies in a botched robbery. While she wasn’t pregnant when she filmed Take, Minnie says "now the thought of anything happening to my child is unthinkable." With regard to Motherhood, Minnie says it was fun to have her bump captured on the big screen. She says,

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