Chloë Sevigny bared all earlier this year — while nine months pregnant, no less.
On Monday, Playgirl unveiled its relaunched print edition, with the Oscar-nominated actress, 45, and her baby bump gracing the magazine's cover. Sevigny shot the stunning 21-photo spread back in March with photographer Mario Sorrenti, just weeks before she welcomed son Vanja on May 2 with boyfriend Sinisa Mackovic.
In the cover story, with an interview conducted later in May after becoming a newly minted mother, Sevigny opens up about her path to motherhood.
"It was just something that was supposed to happen, and in my early 40s, when it hadn't, I was like, 'I have to sort of actively try and make this happen' … and then I struggled for a while," said the We Are Who We Are star.
Added Sevigny of how she finally became pregnant: "We had a night out dancing and drinking and went home … and then it just happened, and it stuck, which I had had trouble with in the past. And I was like, 'Wow, this one — he/she — wants to be here.' "
Elsewhere in the story, Sevigny explained how she'll manage a work-life balance as a parent, saying, "I'm going to have to work, but I think I'll just have to pick and choose what that is, and hopefully it won't be that far from home."
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News of Sevigny’s pregnancy first broke this past January, when her rep confirmed to PEOPLE that the actress was expecting her first child with Mackovic. The couple was spotted on a stroll in New York City, smiling with one another as Mackovic embraced her growing baby bump before they shared a kiss.
Mackovic, who is the director of Karma Art Gallery in New York City, has been in a relationship with Sevigny for more than a year.
In April, the American Horror Story alum said that she and Mackovic still hadn't decided on a name for their little one. "Our baby's due in eight days and we don't have a name yet," Sevigny said during a Q&A with Homme Girls. She also joked that her "idea of fun" at the moment would be "pushing this bebe out."
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In an interview for WSJ. Magazine's September issue, Sevigny shared how she's been adapting to parenthood, explaining how her pre-baby organization has gone out the window since bringing home her new addition.
"I'm usually really good at time management. I'm actually really proud of how I get everything done in a day. I keep lists, and I'm very organized," said Sevigny at the time. "Since I've had the baby, I'm just like, I don't know how anybody gets anything done. I have to cook for everyone, then clean, then feed him, then clean him."
"We're lucky we have my mother coming and helping us a few times a week for a few hours," she added. "We've been lucky that Sinisa's been home from work, and he helps all the time. He's on Zoom calls 24 hours a day, half of them holding the baby."
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