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Mother of octuplets discharged from hospital

The mother who gave birth to octuplets last week was released from the hospital early this morning, according to hospital officials.

Nadya Suleman lives in Whittier, but it was unclear where she planned to go or whether her children were still at the hospital. Some doctors had speculated that Suleman would be able to leave while some of the babies would remain for treatment at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Bellflower.

Suleman made world headlines when she gave birth to the eight babies, only the second time octuplets were born in U.S. history. Suleman lives in Whittier with her father and already has six young children.

-- Corina Knoll

 
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My recommendation to Ms. Suleman would be to lay low for awhile, she doesn't seem to be very popular right now. Maybe she can figure out a legitimate way to pay for all the expenses of her 14 children withouot imposing any more on the taxpayers. I sure hope no noteworthy talk show host or news station gives her the millions she is looking for.

I AM MAD AND SAD THAT THIS WOMAN CAN CALL HERSELF A MOTHER HOW DARE SHE BRING ALL THESE CHILDREN IN TO THE WORLD. WHEN ITS HARD FOR EVEN A MARRIED COUPLE TO HAVE ONE CHILD I AM A SINGLE MOTHER AND I WOULD NEVER HAVE THOUGHT OF BINGING A CHILD INTO THE WORLD WITHOUT TWO LOVING PARENTS LET ALONE 14 CHILDREN HOW IS SHE GOING TO TAKE CARE OF THEM ALL???

Ms. Suleman needs to get back to the other 6 children she already has and get them taken care of. Now that she has this "exclusive interview" lined up, does this mean that she discharged this morning and has possibly jetted off to NYC? Or has the network holed her up in a swanky hotel in L.A. somewhere?? WTH!!!!

Lady, you popped ALL these babies out. Now, step up, be the RESPONSIBLE ADULT and RELIEVE YOUR PARENTS FROM BABYSITTING! I don't blame her poor mother ONE BIT when she says that she WILL BE GONE when Ms. Suleman FINALLY decides to return home!!!

I agree with Renee. Nadya needs to take responsibility for the children she has already borne. While her mother has helped her in the past, she should have had her committed when she said she wanted to have another child with 6 currently under the age of 7.

I urge everyone to boycott any business that contributes money to this shameless woman and the tragic spectacle that she has created.

I don’t care whether Nadya Suleman has “only child syndrome” or not. I care that she’s a single 33 year old unemployed woman with six fatherless children (one of whom has autism) who lives with her bankrupt parents and intentionally had 8 more children who will probably have long term medical problems themselves due to her stupid decisions. Who's going to pay for these 14 children? The bankrupt grandparents???

Though public records show that Nadya Suleman was on the payroll at Metropolitan State Hospital until last year, it appears that she did little work (if any) after September 1999 due to a workman's compensation injury (back injury and psychiatric condition) in which she's received up to $165,000 in compensation. She filed an additional claim for worker’s compensation for a separate car accident in which she argued that this car accident wouldn’t have occurred had she not been going for medical treatment for the earlier worker’s comp. injury.

Currently Nadya Suleman is single, unemployed and has 14 fatherless children that will need to be supported by taxpayers for at least the next 18 years. Given her “history”, I’m sure she knows full well how to fund her large family and her stupid decisions.

This woman makes me sick. This was not a mistake or an oops! This was a deliberate money making scheme, and shame on any company who glorifies this situation. She is a schemer, and will work the system to her benefit to see how much money she can get out of this, while 14 children under the age of 8 will suffer for decisions.

I think that this woman, along with the fertility doctor and perhaps her parents plotted this whole thing with the expectation of reaping a lot of money and with expectations of the sympathy of our giving and usually generous population. One's inclination might be to give to these poor unfortunate children but it is this sort of "enabling" perhaps in regard to her previous 6 children that gave her this idea in the first place. So what ought to be our response? This is a difficult one. Maybe these children ought to be taken away from her and put up for adoption to families who can afford to raise them (and who really want a child) and let this woman find a more reputable way to make money. This is despicable!

1) I intend to boycott any media outlet that exploits this situation or pays her a windfall to display her mental illness. This is not entertainment, this is criminal.
2) I intend to boycott any commercial product that uses this mental patient for endorsements.
3) I intend to petition Kaiser Permanente to ascertain her member status when she was accepted for inpatient and obstetrical services at 12 weeks of pregnancy.
4) If Miss Suleman was not a current member of Private KP then I intend to petition Kaiser Permanente to reveal the costs associated with Octo-mom and for Quadro-Mom (in 1998). Both of which have benefited from millions of dollars in care subsidized by KP members. What if any, co pays for which she should be held responsible.
5) KP should be questioned on why they are seeking publicity for multi-birth situations.


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