Meet the mother who had 8 children at once; her babies look extremely different now

Eight years later, the single mother tells all about her crazy routine with 14 children. It’s unbelievable!

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  • Every woman's life completely changes when she has a baby -but can you imagine the change this mother faced when she gave birth to not one, but eight children at the same time? This is the reality mom Natalie Suleman faced just a few short years ago.

  • Mother of 14

  • Suleman always wanted a big family. After having six children, she decided to do IVF to get pregnant again. To her surprise, she got pregnant with eight babies.

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  • She became known as the "octomom" after giving birth to the eight babies in 2009. She didn't realize how much attention she and her babies would get from the media ... From day one, Suleman and her kiddos were famous.

  • While Suleman was in the hospital to give birth, a nurse called the press about the incredible birth happening - eight healthy babies, at one time! From that moment forward, the world has followed her story.

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  • Now, eight years after the octuplets were born, Suleman showed a small part of her daily routine on The Doctors, and had each one of her octuplets on the show to chat about their eighth birthday.

  • One busy schedule

  • The busy mom doesn't have a nanny to help with the kids, so her days are pretty full. She said, "I do everything. I don't have any help. I've had no nanny since my eight were about two,"

  • "Every day I wake up around five and get the kids ready for school. I work with Aidan, who's 11 and is disabled, to get him ready, and one of my twins is autistic [Calyssa, 9] so I give her extra nurturing and attention. Then are four school drop-offs!"

  • According to People, Suleman spends the day cooking, working and exercising while the kids are in school. She said, "The ... kids and I are vegan - which means zero fast food - so I will cook two to three hours a day. The food is like a full-time job right there. It's non-stop."

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  • Social life and dating

  • The single mother of 14 explains that she doesn't have much time for a social life because she's focused on her children.

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  • "I devote my whole life to my family and that's the least I could do, because there's only one me and 14 of them. I have to give all my energy and all of me to my kids," she explained.

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  • Whether you have one kid or 14, it's amazing how much mothers do to see their children happy and healthy.

  • This article was adapted and translated from the original "Conheça a mãe que teve 8 filhos de uma só vez; agora seus bebês estão bem diferentes" which was originally translated on familia.com.br.

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Rachel is a wife, writer and Familia.com.br content manager. She has a background in political science. She believes that the world has enough negative, so she writes to motivate and inspire people. To contact her, visit her website.

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