Contractions aren't that bad. If you've ever had bad cramps? That's what they're like. But that moment when they put the baby on your chest - that's deep. It's a deep experience.

So far [motherhood] is the best thing ever. It is exhausting but way more fulfilling than anything I have done. Everything I do now is so much more meaningful because of her.

I think it is important for young people to be aware of the need we have in this country to get them more active politically.

I'm way too high-maintenance to be in a relationship with an actor – they're all such divas!

I always used to meet the wrong guys – the ones who wanted to hang out for a week and see how far they could get. If you didn't have sex in the first few days, you were either frigid or a lesbian. So I held out – and, boy, am I glad I did!

At the end of the day I am so tired I can't function or speak and my eyes glaze over. But this pregnancy has seriously mellowed me out, which is nice. I've been going, going, going for so long, it feels nice not to take things so seriously.

[Hollywood] always play[s] up your sexuality, because that's what gets men into the theaters. And I never really gave a s--- about all that stuff! It's nothing to be ashamed of. But it is definitely not what I am about by any means!

I never believed women had to be virgins when they got married, or that a woman has to fall in love with a guy just because they're having sex. I don't think sex is a big deal. I hated the hypocrisy of it. Men can do whatever, and it's acceptable.

I’m waiting. We’re not sure what the name is going to be. My name was Faradon Luisa for three days. I don’t want to make that mistake with my kid.

Jessica Alba [on naming her unborn child]

[Pregnancy is] the most beautiful thing that can happen to you.

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Jessica Alba Biography

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Pomona, California
Full Name
Jessica Alba
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