Jennifer Aniston, best known for playing Rachel on the super cheesy sitcom FRIENDrecently published the December 2022 issue – final print edition – of Attractive, an American women’s magazine. Wear vintage clothes Chanel on the cover was a micro bikini, she opened up about several aspects of her life including her never-before-seen failure pregnancy efforts. “I was trying to get pregnant. It was a challenging path for me, the road to having children,” she revealed.
Aniston recounts that she went through a “really hard life” in her late 30s and 40s when she was trying imagine. “And, without going through that, I would never have become the person I wanted to be. That’s why I’m so grateful for that. Otherwise, I’d be stuck being someone who was so scared, so nervous, that I wasn’t sure who they were. And now, I don’t care anymore,” she said.
Saying that no one knows about her efforts to get pregnant, Aniston also shared about the different methods she used to conceive. “I went through IVF, drink Chinese tea, you name it. I threw everything at it. I would give anything if someone said to me, ‘Freeze your eggs. Help yourself. ‘ You just don’t think about it. So here I am today,” said and added that “the ship has set sail”.
But, cast admit “no regrets” now. “I’m actually more relieved now because there’s no more, ‘Can I? Probably. Probably. Probably.’ I don’t have to think about it anymore,” she said.
Aniston added that childlessness also sparked some rumors about her being uncaring, selfish, etc. Speaking of the same thing, she said, “All these years and years of speculation. … It’s really difficult. I only care about my career. And God forbid a woman to be successful and childless. And the reason my husband left me, why we broke up and ended marriage, is because I will not bear him a child. That is an absolute lie. I don’t have anything to hide at this point.”
“Advances in technology cannot guarantee the success of pregnancy with certainty. Infertile couples, along with the IVF specialist, face a lot of challenges in dealing with multiple failed IVF treatments”, said Dr. Vaishnavi A Rao, Senior Consultant, Reproductive Medicine, Milann Fertility Hospital, Bengaluru says. indianexpress.com earlier.
She says that as women get older, the number and quality of oocytes is hampered. Late marriage due to work or peer pressure and delay in having children are some of the causes of infertility.
When asked if she will ever get married again, Aniston quipped, “Never say never, but I’m not interested.”
“I want a relationship. Who knows? There are moments when I just want to crawl up in a ball and say, ‘I need support.’ It’s wonderful to come home and fall into someone’s arms and say, ‘It’s been a tough day.’, she added.