"My doctor had told me, 'We have a small window.' I said, 'That's so rude!' I already have a kid, so I never thought I would need to do that. But I will have to use a surrogate, because I had thyroid cancer and lots of radiation. I don't want to wait forever, but not yet, because I'm working like an animal." Actress SOFIA VERGARA, who is a mum to 21-year-old son Manolo Gonzalez, contemplates the difficulties of having a child at 40. The Modern Family beauty, who is engaged to businessman Nick Loeb, recently revealed she had begun the process of freezing her eggs to boost her chances of conceiving later in life.