updated 05/26/2011 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 05/26/2011 AT 10:40 AM ET
A picture is worth a thousand words as they say – and the French have been waiting for a month.
The 43-year old wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy hosted a luncheon for wives attending the G8 Summit. During a photo session at the historic Villa Strassburger, the former supermodel wore a white maternity shift and a black wool coat by Chanel Haute Couture, and gestured towards her belly for photographers while posing alongside Svetlana Medvedeva, wife of the Russian president.