Saldana, who was born in Pasaic, New Jersey, grew up in the Dominican Republic shortly before moving to Queens, New York. Her mother is Puerto Rican and her father is Dominican.

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It takes a village.

Taylor Lewis
Sep, 28, 2015

They say it takes a village to raise a child… and Zoe Saldana is a testament to that adage.

The Star Trek Beyond actress is adjusting to life as a mother of twins, and she opened up to People about the big role that her friends and family plays in the babies' lives.

"We have a tribe," she said, adding that she's quick to take people up on their offers to babysit. "Whenever we're overwhelmed—and when you have twins, you get overwhelmed quite easily and really quickly—you just send out an SOS, an, and they will cancel. They will find a nanny for their kids. [Or] they'll bring the kids, and then we end up kind of relaxing."

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The actress added that she felt no pressure to "bounce back" after giving birth.

"I feel bad for those women that get super desperate and want to bounce back three months after having a baby," she said. "It's more like, 'Breastfeed. Stay home. Sleep. Your kid is only 3 months old! What are you going to the gym for? Catch up on f---ing reruns of some sort. I definitely took a break."

We love her honesty!