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The highest (thus far reported) multi-gestation in which eight infants are delivered alive at the end of a single period of gestation
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The first live born octuplets were born in Houston in 1998, and one baby died about a week later.
Ms Allwood, aged 33, became pregnant with octuplets after taking fertility drugs.
Reports indicate that success rates at the clinic responsible for the octuplets were significantly below the national average, and that they were unable to treat patients over the age of 35.
She had vowed in 2010 - a year after giving birth to the octuplets - that she would not become "a self-fulfilling prophecy" by accepting government assistance.
The documentary will be a one-hour special, with options to return and film the octuplets in later years.
A mother of six who recently added to her large family by having octuplets has said she got pregnant via IVF because she was lonely as a child.
Allwood and her husband, Mr Paul Hudson, were accused of refusing selective abortion of some of the octuplets in order to fulfil a deal with a newspaper.
Since losing the octuplets in 1996, Allwood has given birth to two daughters.
A proponent of fertility drugs, Jean Kasem has arranged a baby airlift for the surviving Texas octuplets.
Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center discharged two more of the Suleman Octuplets from the hospital this afternoon.
London, Mar 27 ( ANI ): Nadya Suleman, nicknamed Octomum after giving birth to octuplets, has shown off her post baby body in a topless photo on the cover of Closer magazine, while complaining that she gets "too much male attention".
But add octuplets to a family of six and it pays to be well organised.