Eva Longoria shares sweet message about becoming a first-time mum in her 40's

goss 12/08/2019

In this day and age, it is becoming more and more common for people to hold off becoming parents until they're in their later stages of life.

It makes sense too! Later on in life you are more likely to have ticked your big OE off of the bucket list, purchased your first home, have a bit of savings behind you, a good job and a bit more free time!

Well known actress Eva Longoria was 43 years old before she became a mum last year to her son, Santiago Enrique Bastón.

Longoria, who is married to businessman Jose 'Pepe' Baston, recently featured on the cover of Parents Latinaand in the feature interview, the mum-of-one explains that her 40s was the perfect decade to become a parent.

"He was meant to be with me at this stage in my life," the 44-year-old explains. "I'm more patient, and I don't work as much—even though it doesn't seem that way!"

Longoria also talked about what it is like working in her industry and having a young son. When she is on havng to work on set, her son is often right by her side. “Breastfeeding while working was hard, just for the timing of the pumping and the feedings and the sleeping and the not sleeping,” admits the Grand Hotel producer. “You do it and get it done.”