LOS ANGELES — A 49-year-old uninsured woman pregnant with quadruplets after being treated by the fertility doctor responsible for Nadya Suleman's octuplets already has three grown children, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Although the woman said her motivation was to have a baby with her second husband -- a childless man in his 30s -- she used donated embryos to get pregnant. The woman is an apartment manager, and her husband works as a contractor, the Times reported.
The paper said Dr. Michael Kamrava, whose practice is in Beverly Hills, provided fertility treatment to the quadruplets' mother, who is currently hospitalized at County-USC Medical Center.
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Kamrava's magnum opus, Nadya Suleman, has been heavily criticized since Jan. 26, when she gave birth to eight bundles of joy. Suleman quickly became America's most polarizing mother (sorry, Dina Lohan) after it was reported that the single mother already had six children and was receiving aid from the government.
A doctor with knowledge of Kamrava's latest work told the Times, "I do think it is concerning, and dangerous, especially to the mother. She is close to 50. When women get to be that age, our fear is the cardiovascular complications, such as stroke or heart attack. That's how serious this is."
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Suleman and her six other children, ages 2 to 7, moved into what her publicist called "an undisclosed location." The website RadarOnline.com reported they were living in a hotel.
Suleman has insisted she will be able to support her 14 kids without government assistance.
Her website has pictures of the children and invites people to leave comments and make a contribution. According to the publicist, people have offered food, clothing, furniture and even breast milk, and an Indiana farmer offered to take in the entire family.
The octuplets, six boys and two girls, were still being treated at Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center. Doctors said Wednesday that all of the babies were breathing room air, and only two were still being given nutritional supplements.