Claudia Schiffer enjoys stripping off for the camera
The German supermodel - who gave birth to her third child with British film director Matthew Vaughn on 14.05.10 - is happy to bare all because she feels more confident now she`s an older woman.
The 39-year-old - who appears nude and pregnant on the June 2010 cover of German Vogue - said: "I`m a lot more self-confident than I used to be. To some extent I owe that to my children and my husband. I know what I`m doing and what I want. I have control over myself and that feels good.
"I`ve never hidden the fact that I used to be shy, even when I was 30. However, I might have been self-conscious on the inside, but I was never inhibited about my body. I never had a problem with stripping in front of the camera. Maybe that`s because of how I grew up. Back home we never used to knock at the bathroom door. No, I`ve never been prudish."
Claudia hopes her children - son Caspar, seven, daughter Clementine, five, and her as-yet unnamed newborn - will grow up seeing her modelling work and be proud of her willingness to bare her body.
She said in an interview with German newspaper Welt am Sonntag: "Caspar goes to school and his mum goes to photo shoots. If he sees the Vogue he will probably think `Oh, look at mummy. You can still see her big tummy with the baby inside.`
"My daughter Clemmie is more interested in this whole stuff, the new bags and couture dresses that arrive for fittings or the new make-up. She wants to try it all."