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All You Want to Know About Octomom Nadya Suleman

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Ever heard of Nadya Suleman? Want to know why she is as famous as a Hollywood celebrity? In this article, we are going to reveal some harsh facts along with revealing the reasons behind her popularity.

Who is Nadya Suleman?

Nadya Suleman was a regular California woman before she touched the zenith of fame and controversy after giving birth to Octuplets. She is famous as Octomom in media and society after she conceived and gave birth to eight kids with IVF in January 26, 2009.


Nadya Suleman and her Children

Many of you might not know, but this Octomom Nadya has 14 children altogether. She had 6 children already before giving birth to the Octuplets- Amerah, Calyssa, Elijah, Joshua, Aidan, and Caleb. The names of the Octuplets are very Biblical due to Nadya’s belief in religion-Noah, Jonah, Jeremiah, Josiah, Isaiah, Makai, Nariyah, and Maliyah. All her children are result to IVF. Nadya’s IVF journey began in 2001 under Dr. Michael Kamrava. She had the first six children with a gap of year and two. However, in 2009, she decided to go for implantation of all her remaining eggs (6). The luck was such that two of the eggs split which resulted into Octuplets. Her doctor Michael Kamrava, was expelled from Medical community with his license cancelled due to crossing legal reasons of IVF in this case.


Who is the Father of Nadya’s Children?


As per Nadya’s mother, David Solomon, Nadya’s ex-boyfriend is the father of all the 14 children. However, Nadya confirms that she is asexual and the children were the result of David Solomon’s donated sperm. But interestingly enough, Nadya’s father denies David to be the father of these children.


Nadya’s Reasons behind so many children

Nadya, a Bachelor in Child & Adolescent Development, California State University confesses that these children are due to her irresistible love for children. For your information, Nadya was once married and divorced in the year 2000 due to her childlessness. We guess that the obsession comes from that desperation only which is confirmed by her ex-husband also many times in the front of media. As per Nadya says “Looking back, I’ve always coveted that connection, that attachment to another being. And the connection felt safer with children than with a significant other, more predictable,” 

What Nadya does to support her children?

Nadya is a celebrity and she runs on the revenue earned from her fame. However, the financial situation of her family is not stable now. Nadya sometimes is seen confessing about the regrets she is feeding in her mind due to her obsession and impulsive decision for having so many children. She says “We’re so busy going, going, going, moving, moving, moving, trying to keep up that you don’t have time to think, to reflect, to feel anything. And it is a choice. I own all of the responsibility for my poor choices in the past.”

Nadya Suleman Health & Diet

If you have googled out Nadya or have seen her in T.V. or real life, she has an impeccably thin frame. After having so many children, Nadya’s body is a wonder in itself. Nadya, however, gives credits to her vegan diet for it and her obsession with Gym. But, many of her followers and relatives blame it to her obsession to substance abuse as well.

Nadya and her children

Nadya Suleman & Controversies

Nadya Suleman has been involved in many gruesome controversies from time to time due to her financial status. Initially she was worth $1 Million. This was due to the extensive media coverage she received right from her pregnancy till a long time. However, gradually things deteriorated and she was declared bankrupt. Even her parent’s house went to auction due to her debt. Nadya faced such hard time that she had to enroll herself in adult entertainment to support her family and her lifestyle.

Nadya Suleman now

Nadya Suleman recently revealed that her birth name is Natalie and she will go by this name. Her kids are grown up now. We wish her all the best in her life despite her controversies.

Nadya with her children


Hope, this article has helped you with your curiosity about Octomom Nadya Suleman. Follow Elawoman blogs to get regular updates on fertility health and entertainment along withregulardose of fiery gossips.

Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal

About The Author

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal

Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal is an obstetrician, gynecologist and infertility specialist who is providing her valuable expertise in the field of gynecology and infertility issues. She ensures that the patients receive the required fertility treatments well on time. Dr. Kavita specializes in the treatments like High Risk Pregnancy Care, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Reproductive Medicine. Currently, she is practicing at Amit Jaggi Memorial Hospital, Vibhav Nagar, Agra.




    Kailash Singh

    It's quite a miracle that all the children are healthy born without any disability. I think she was designed to become an Octomom.

    Oct. 5, 2018, 11:41 a.m. 5.0


    Iva Polly

    IVF has changed the lives of many couples. This is indeed an interesting story of Octomom! Lovely kids!

    June 1, 2018, 5:15 p.m. 5.0


    Ivanka Pavlova

    April 18, 2018, 2:06 p.m. 4.5


    Mushkan Bhatti

    It must be pretty hard for Nadya Suleman to be raising 14 children. I think the government should support her to raise her child and provide her with better living standards.

    March 23, 2018, 12:47 p.m. 4.5


    Ashwini Nagpal

    Nadya Suleman is a living example of IVF success. If you are scared of multiple births through IVF then, there is nothing to worry about. You can go for embryo reduction technique in case of multiple births and can achieve single child parenthood.

    Jan. 8, 2018, 6:35 p.m. 4.5

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