Family Affairs

You might recall that Natalie’s dad, Avner, was writing a novel based around the world of medicine. The fertility doctor talks to the NY Post about the novel, his day job and his daughter.

now he’s celebrating his Oscar-nominated daughter’s own fertility. He got the good news when Portman called and asked him and her mom, Shelley, to get on the phone at the same time.

“We are very elated and excited, very happy for Natalie and Ben and very happy to have a new baby in our family very soon,” Hershlag says of his daughter, an only child, and her beau Benjamin Millepied.