63rd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards.Hollywood & Highland, Hollywood, CA.January 29, 2011. (Bauer Griffin)more pics » Natalie Portman (Getty Images) Natalie Portman
's first child with fiance Benjamin Millepied
is due this summer, and the couple is said to be "so excited" to be welcoming a baby son into the world.
Portman is favored to win an Oscar this weekend. For sure, whatever Oscars dress she wears will generate some buzz and perhaps set maternity fashion trends in formal wear.
A source close to the couple told Life & Style
magazine: "They've only told a very small group of family members and friends that they're expecting a son. They are so excited. Benjamin cannot wait to be a father.
"Natalie had a big smile on her face. She looked amazing."
The 29-year-old star recently admitted the first three months of her pregnancy have been "really calm" and without problems.
She explained: "I feel great. I'm through my first trimester. It's been really calm and good."
Natalie also paid tribute to her parents Avner and Shelley Hershlag, saying she hoped to look after her child in the same way that she was brought up.
She added: "If I am a shadow as good a parent, an echo, then I will be the best in the world, so thank you."
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