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Nadya Suleman Wiki: Nadya Denise Doud-Suleman born July 11, 1975, known as Octomom in the media, is an American media personality who came to international attention when Nadya Suleman gave birth to octuplets in January 2009. The Suleman octuplets are only the second full set of octuplets to be born alive in the United States. One week after their birth, they surpassed the previous worldwide survival rate for a complete set of octuplets set by the Chukwu octuplets in 1998. The circumstances of their high order multiple birth led to controversy in the field of assisted reproductive technology as well as an investigation by the Medical Board of California of the fertility specialist involved.

Nadya Suleman Biography

Natalie was born in Fullerton, California. Nadya Suleman is the only child of Angela Victoria Suleman (born Stanaitis), a schoolteacher, and Edward Doud Suleman, a restaurant owner and Iraq war army veteran. Nadya Sulemanattended Nogales High School in La Puente, California, where Nadya Suleman was known as Natalie Doud, and later California State University in Fullerton.

Nadya Suleman Marriage and divorce

In 1996, Suleman married Marco Gutierrez. They separated in 2000. Gutierrez filed for divorce in November 2006, which was finalized in January 2008. In an interview with Inside Edition, Gutierrez explained their divorce was due to failed attempts to have children. Suleman was desperate and wanted to try in vitro fertilization, but Gutierrez disliked the idea of “test tube babies” and refused to take part in the procedure. Gutierrez said he is not the father of any of Suleman’s children and that he wishes his ex-wife the best.

Nadya Suleman Children

Suleman began IVF treatments in 1997, when Nadya Suleman was 21 years old, under the supervision of Dr. Michael Kamrava, who was later (October 2009) expelled from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine,
In 2001 Suleman gave birth to her first child, a son. In 2002 Nadya Suleman gave birth to her first daughter. Suleman continued IVF treatments which resulted in three further pregnancies (including one set of fraternal twins) for a total of six children (four sons, two daughters).


In 2009, Suleman stated that Nadya Suleman had six embryos left over from her previous IVF treatments. She explained that Nadya Suleman requested all of the remaining embryos be transferred into her uterus at one time. A woman her age would normally have a maximum of two or three embryos transferred. Suleman states that part of her reasoning for attempting the sixth pregnancy was so that the frozen embryos not be destroyed. Fresh cycles were always done, despite there being available frozen embryos stored with Dr. Kamrava. In June 2011, during a California Medical Board investigation, it was found that Kamrava had transferred twelve embryos, which the board found to be an “extreme” departure from the standard of care. After reviewing Suleman’s case, in combination with three other cases, the Medical Board of California voted to revoke Kamrava’s medical license, effective July 1, 2011. According to The New York Times, Kamrava hid his assets in the Cook Islands, making use of its asset-protection trust law.

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