Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

As a mother myself, I am aware of the importance of healthful pregnancies and babies

Actresssinger Jennifer Lopez is to be honoured with the Grace Kelly Award at the eighth annual March of Dimes luncheon on Friday (06Dec13).

The star is being feted for her humanitarian work, supporting women giving birth to healthy babies after full-term pregnancies.

A statement from Lopez, reads "As a mother myself, I am aware of the importance of healthful pregnancies and babies".

Reese Witherspoon was recognised last year (12).

Lopez welcomed her twins, Max and Emme, with ex-husband Marc Anthony in 2008.