Nadya Suleman, also known as the octuplet mom now has fourteen children, all through in vitro fertilization. Suleman is unemployed and single and has now launched a new website that is accepting donations for her eight newborn babies. The website includes pictures of the octuplets, along with their names and birth weights. The website includes two options of payment.
There is no doubt that Suleman needs lots of help financially. She has no income and is 50,000 in debt according to the Huffington Post. The television news magazine Dateline reported that the “Octuplet Mom” receives $600 in disability payments a month for each of the three of her older six children with disabilities and she also receives $490 monthly in food stamps, says Huffington Post. One of her children has ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), one had a speech impediment and the other has autism.
Who is right and who is wrong? Suleman decided to keep all of her babies and raise them the best way she knows how. She is in a really tough bind financially and needs lots of help from the government and people. How do you feel about the situation? Some critics feel that the octuplet mom should not be asking for help and that she is wasting taxpayer’s dollars. Yet, do her kids have a right to suffer? Were they really asked to be born? Suleman is 33 years old with no husband and fourteen kids to raise single handedly. There is definitely a question about the ethics behind Dr. Michael Kamrava planting a large quantity of embryos in a woman who already had six children to begin with.