Halle Berry's baby plans
13:30 18 January 2006
Halle Berry is planning to have a baby later this year.
The sexy actress says she is desperate to get pregnant before her 40th birthday in August - regardless of who she is dating at the time.
The Oscar-winner told chat show host Oprah Winfrey: "If there's no serious man [in my life], whoever I'm dating at the time, I'll say, 'Hey, would you like to have a baby?'"
Last year, the star, who has been married twice and is rumoured to be dating blond model Gabriel Aubry, confessed she may have to resort to artificial insemination or adoption to realise her dream of motherhood.
She said: "It looks like the only option I have left is to head for the sperm bank. I've been so desperately unlucky in love and that has thwarted my desire for motherhood. It's so frustrating.
"The only other option would be adoption. I really yearn for a child and I can't wait much longer."
Halle and Gabriel - who both model for fashion house Versace - were recently photographed leaving Los Angeles eatery, Café Angelino, together.
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