octuplet


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octuplet

(ŏk-tŭp′lĭt)
n.
One of eight offspring delivered at a single birth.
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Hospital authorities had refused to allow any of the octuplets to leave until Suleman found a new home big enough to cater for her 14 children.
THE mother of the US octuplets has blamed her "dysfunctional"
The octuplets, who were born in January, are still in hospital and it is not clear when they will leave.
The successful delivery of America's second set of octuplets on January 26, 2009, brings an entirely new meaning to the phrase, "It takes a village to raise a child." Since the birth of Nadya Suleman's infants, news stories have continuously questioned her ability to care for eight newborns, in addition to her six other children under seven years of age: how will Mom cope with the basic needs of each infant, like diapering, feeding, clothing, and nurturing, plus those of toddlers and school-aged children?
In discussing the ethical implications surrounding the octuplet birth, determining the newsworthiness is of primary concern.
THE woman who gave birth to octuplets this week has six other children and never expected to have eight more when she took fertility treatment, her mother said yesterday.
She added that she was awarded the money for divorce and custody proceedings before she met up with octuplet father Paul Hudson.
TEN years on, Mandy Allwood is still accused of choosing cash over the life of her unborn octuplets.
Mandy Allwood, who lost octuplets conceived after fertility treatment, was today committed to a Crown Court to face trial for alleged mortgage fraud.
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".
Octuplets mother Mandy Allwood has had the bodies of her babies exhumed and re-buried at another cemetery.
London, June 2 (ANI): The California doctor who helped "Octomom" Nadya Suleman conceive octuplets will have his state medical licence revoked, the Medical Board of California ruled Wednesday.