She became a mother earlier this year when she welcomed son George.
And Lea Seydoux has revealed she loved the experience of childbirth as it gave her an insight into the wonders of the female body.
In a cover spread for Tatler's September issue, the 32-year-old Bond girl spoke candidly about becoming a mother, admitting that she felt 'sexy' during childbirth.
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Yummy mummy: Posing for Tatler's September issue Lea Seydoux has revealed she loved the experience of childbirth as it gave her an insight into the wonders of the female body
Speaking about welcoming her first child with boyfriend André Meyer, the Spectre star revealed: 'That’s why I love being a woman…I think it’s very sexy. To be an animal.'
Whilst Lea may be a mother, she isn't slowing down her career, with two films slated for release next year.
It's no surprise the César nominated actress is in hot demand, but despite her impressive film repertoire, she admitted that she still suffers from crippling shyness on screen.
Out soon: See Lea's full shoot in the September issue of Tatler, on sale August 3
She explained: 'When I am acting, I feel like I am in the right