American single mother Nadya Suleman, 33, gave birth to eight children in January this year. Surprisingly, when the ultrasound, the doctors only detected 7 fetuses and until the cesarean section, they discovered another baby. Pregnant women by in vitro fertilization. This is the second eighth birth ever recorded in the US so far. The first eight births, including six girls and two boys, occurred in 1998 in Hudson, Texas. One of the girls died a week later.
However, Suleman’s birth also caused controversy. Before the 8th birth, mother Suleman had 6 children, all under 7 years old, including a set of twins. It is worth mentioning that Ms. Suleman is single and has no job Many people criticize that such a single mother can’t raise 14 children. But Suleman has proven she can do it. So far, all 8 babies are growing healthy and normal. Suleman is still in control of her life and doesn’t seem to have much trouble raising her cubs.
Michelle Duggar, 43, from Arkansas, USA gave birth to her 19th child in early December 2009. The couple Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar currently have 10 sons and 9 daughters. But the number of members of this family may not end here as they claim to keep having children as long as they can and let God decide this.
The 19th member and 9th daughter of the Duggar family is named Josie Brooklyn. Interestingly, all of the Duggars’ children start with the letter J. Josie’s 18 older brothers are Joshua, Jana, John-David, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy -Anna, Jedidiah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johanna, Jennifer and Jordyn-Grace.
Beatie was born a woman under the name Tracy LaGondino. But Tracy switched sex more than 10 years ago and became a “legitimate” man. However, Beatie retained the female reproductive organs. When married to Nancy, Beatie and his wife wanted to have children, but Nancy could not do this because she had a hysterectomy. And Beatie decided to help his wife get pregnant thanks to donor sperm. When everyone was still surprised by this birth, “father” Beatie was shocked when he announced his second pregnancy. The second baby is a boy and was born in June 2009, a year after his sister.
4. Newborn baby weighs nearly 9kg
An Indonesian woman gave birth to a baby boy weighing 8.7kg on September 21, making this the heaviest baby ever recorded in the country. The baby was born in a hospital in North Sumatra province and was 62cm long at birth, while a full-term newborn has a birth length of 45-55cm.
According to doctors, the baby’s weight could be due to the fact that his mother, Ani, 41, has diabetes. This woman was hospitalized during her pregnancy due to complications from the disease. This is her fourth child and the only one to have had a caesarean section. The previous record for the heaviest newborn baby in Indonesia was a 6.9kg baby, born on the outskirts of Jakarta in 2007.