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In her latest film, The Switch, the 41-year-old actress plays a single woman who uses a sperm donor to get pregnant.
"Women are realising it more and more - knowing that they don't have to settle with a man just to have that child," Aniston said.
"Times have changed and what is amazing is that we do have so many options these days, as opposed to our parents' days when you can't have children because you have waited too long.
"The point of the movie is: what is it that defines a family? It isn't necessarily the traditional mother, father, two children and a dog named Spot.
Jennifer Aniston plays a wannabe mother who undergoes artificial insemination, using what she believes is the perfect donor's sperm, to get pregnant.
And when it comes to off screen it seems Aniston would allow life to imitate art, insisting that if she ever went that route she too would definitely 'wanna know the guy'.
Aniston revealed her preference during an appearance on Jay Leno's Tonight Show, in Los Angeles.
Interesting article from the Wall Street Journal that addresses the disparity in the law state by state for Social Security Survivor Benefits -
By ASHBY JONES:
Advances in reproductive technology that were the stuff of science fiction just a few decades ago are wreaking havoc on a corner of the Social Security system—survivor benefits for some children whose parents have died.
Every year, more babies are born stemming from sperm or embryos that have been stored for months or years. In some cases, one parent has already died, usually the father.
Dating site offering 'beautiful baby' virtual egg and sperm bank
A controversial dating website, with a strict ban on ugly and fat people, has launched what it's calling a 'beautiful baby service', a virtual egg and sperm bank for people who want to have attractive babies.
This same website kicked out 5,000 users in January because other members signaled that they became too chubby celebrating Christmas and the New Year.
Critics are questioning the ethics of the site but those running it are making no apologies.
Assisted Reproduction Has NO effect on Birthing Process or the Babys Outcome
Whether a women gets pregnant the "traditional" way or by assisted reproduction has no effect on the birthing process itself or the baby, researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found.
Risks of choosing natural insemination as a method of conceiving
Taking the God Complex to an entirely new level, Dr. Ben Ramaley was sued for allegedly using his own sperm instead of his patient's husband's during an artificial insemination procedure that resulted in the birth of twin girls. According to an investigation by the Greenwich Time newspaper: