Jennifer Lopez set to receive celeb parent role model award

ANI| Updated: Dec 03, 2013, 14:18 PM IST

Washington: Jennifer Lopez is set to receive the Grace Kelly Award for her role as a celebrity parent.

The 44-year-old singer`s being recognized for her support for women to give birth to healthy babies after full-term pregnancies.

She`s is going to receive it at the eighth annual March of Dimes luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Washington Times reported.

Lopez, who is mother of 5-year-old twins, said that as a mother herself, she is aware of the importance of healthful pregnancies and babies.

The March of Dimes is a 75-year-old nonprofit organization which aims to prevent birth defects, premature births and infant mortality.