Octuplet's Mom Fuels Controversy
A 33-year-old Southern Californian woman, who gave birth to eight children Monday, is stirring up a whirlwind of discussion on the issue of fertility clinics and high-multiple births the Associated Press reported. http://www.twincities.com/ci_11595143?nclick_check=1
Nadya Suleman the mother of the eight children, which includes six boys and two girls, already had six children making some people debate about the ethical issues of having many children. Large multiple births "are presented on TV shows as a 'Brady Bunch' moment. They're not," fumed Arthur Caplan, a bioethics professor at the University of Pittsburgh. http://www.twincities.com/ci_11595143?nclick_check=1
On the other side of the issue Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg, who has his own fertility clinic, said, "Who am I to say that six is the limit? There are people who like to have big families."
The Associated Press reported that Nadya Suleman is obsessed with having kids even when she was a teenager. http://www.startribune.com/nation/38747437.html?page=1&c=y
Angela Suleman, Nadya's mom, is currently taking care of the other six children while her daughter is in the hospital but said, ""I'm going to be gone," when her daughter comes back. http://www.startribune.com/nation/38747437.html?page=1&c=y