Gwen Stefani may be joining the likes of fellow famous mothers Melissa Joan Hart, Camila Alves and Reese Witherspoon by deciding to have a third child.
She dotes on sons Kingston, 6, and Zuma, 4, but a source tells Star magazine that the No Doubt singer wants one last try at having a little girl to round out her family with Gavin Rossdale.
“She knows time is definitely not on her side because of her age and has been debating for the last couple of years about trying,” said the insider.
Gwen admitted recently that she “really, really really” wanted another baby in the past, but “it didn’t really work out.” This new story indicates that she hasn’t given up hope yet.
However, she did set a deadline for herself. “If she doesn’t get pregnant by the end of the year,” says the source, “she said it’s not meant to be.”
All this seems to indicate that Gwen is trying to conceive naturally – which, at 42, isn’t entirely out of the question – and won’t pursue IVF or other options if she’s not successful.
For some moms, time is no object when it comes to having a family. Others know in their hearts that they don’t want to be back in the baby business when they’re well into midlife. Gwen may indeed fall into the latter category – or she may decide to push her deadline back a little once 2013 arrives. Or she may have already settled the question as we speak.
Whatever the outcome, we wish her good luck and peace. She has two beautiful sons, so she’s already blessed beyond measure.
Photo: via PacificCoastNews.com]
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