Sherri Shepherd appears on ABC's Good Morning America to promote her new book 'Plan D' a guide for losing weight and beating diabetes in New York City. (April 30, 2013

*Sherri Shepherd has begun the process of having a child through a surrogate mother.

The 46-year-old co-host on “The View” struggled with fertility issues conceiving her eight-year-old son Jeffrey with her ex, comedian Jeff Tarpley, and she explored other options to have a baby with her second husband, Lamar Sally, Shepherd told The Tom Joyner Morning Show.

Shepherd said they’ve found a suitable carrier. “We found a girl that didn’t have any drama in her life. We’re putting in our egg and Sal’s sperm and we’ll let you know how it progresses.”