The Cameron Diaz of today is a lot different than the Cameron Diaz of last year.

Back in July 2014, the actress told an interviewer, “I was never drawn to being a mother.” But since making it official with hubby Benji Madden, 36, earlier this year, it appears the 42-year-old’s wants have drastically changed — because she desperately wants a child!

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Cameron with a fake baby bump on set of What to Expect When You’re Expecting in 2011.

“She is doing everything she can to get pregnant, like working out and eating fertility-boosting foods, and she’s even resorted to scheduling sex,” says an insider. “But it’s not happening, and she’s freaking out!”

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So what’s the next step?

“If Cam doesn’t get pregnant this month,” the source says, “she’s going to see a fertility specialist.”

For more on Cam’s baby hopes and dreams, pick up the new issue of Life & Style, on stands now!