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03/28/2008 02:46 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Salma Hayek Talks Pregnancy, Motherhood And Life On A Different Continent From Her Fiance

Salma Hayek sat down with Glamour and talked about 5-month-old daughter Valentina and French fiance Francois Henri-Pinault.

Highlight of Salma's Interview, conducted by Eve Ensler:

"I believe that change keeps you young. I'm a late bloomer; I always have been. I'm 41, and I know a lot of women think that this is the time when you start getting depressed. To that I say, "No, no, no, no, no!" I'm having the best time of my life."

"The best thing that's ever happened to me is this thing that has happened to so many women, which is having a baby. Every second is magical, every smile."

"I cannot get enough of it, because I am not sitting here thinking, "What am I going to do with my life?" I've already established my career. I think it's very good to have a child at this age. I'm in a great place."

"I really embraced pregnancy. I enjoyed it. It came to me and I said, "OK, this is where I go now." I had diabetes while I was pregnant. I became huge. And I said, "This is what it takes for me to have this baby, and I really want it."

"Then you don't know if it's going to be healthy; you are completely out of control. So the experience really makes you humble."

On François with Valentina:

He warned me from the beginning that he gets very nervous when babies are so little -- he thinks he's going to break them! But he plays with her, sleeps with her, loves her, kisses her. He's not obsessed like me. But he's had two [babies] before!

On how their relationship works with Francois in Paris and Salma in LA

To most women it's crazy. But every relationship is unique, and in order to make it work you have to be willing to listen -- not only to your partner, but to the relationship itself. You have to be brave enough to say, "This is who we are: We might not look like the perfect couple, or like our parents did, but this is our love story."