04/27/2009 at 01:00 AM EDT
>• Access Hollywood's Nancy O'Dell shares tips she wishes she'd known when she was pregnant
CALL IN HELP When Halle Berry
was expecting, I told her to line up a lactation consultant before birth to learn how to breast-feed. I didn't, and I was sore for three weeks.
BEWARE MCDREAMY I showed up on the set of Grey's Anatomy and realized [my nipples] were pointing straight out. I looked a little too excited to see Mr. McDreamy, but no one had informed me that could happen when you're pregnant.
RELISH BABY TALK Ashby just started talking! It's a new word almost every day.
TRUST THE GUY WHO PLAYS MONK Will Smith was sure I was having a boy. Tony Shalhoub got it right. He's a good detective.