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Baby Makes 100 for Illinois Grandparents

Grandkids and great-grandkids, that is; Leo and Ruth Zanger 'love them all'

(Newser) - Jaxton Leo Zanger entered the world on April 8, making Leo and Ruth Zanger the happiest grandparents in the world—for the 100th time. "The good Lord has just kept sending them," Leo Zanger says, per the Quincy Herald-Whig . "We could start our own town." Jaxton... More »

Meet the New Duggars

Gil and Kelly Bates and their 19 kids get reality special

(Newser) - Watch out, Duggars: The 21-member Bates family is here, and their TLC reality special, Baby Makes 19, premieres tomorrow. Like Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, Gil and Kelly Bates have 19 children. But, unlike the Duggars , that means 19 actual births—Kelly has had no twins and no C-sections. But... More »

Duggars Expecting Kid No. 19

Dad: 'This never gets old'

(Newser) - The 18-kid Duggar family of Arkansas is about to make way for No. 19, People reports—just five months after their oldest son and his wife have their first kiddo. “This never gets old. We are so grateful for each child. We are looking forward to our first grand... More »

Duggars Kick Off the Next Gen

Oldest child expecting baby

(Newser) - The oldest of the Duggars’ 18 kids is starting the next generation. Joshua, 21, recently told his wife—too nervous to read the test results herself—"You’re going to join the Mommy team," he tells People. The pregnancy will be documented on the family’s TLC show,... More »

Octuplet Grandma: Her Need for Kids 'Not Normal'

Mom of 14 begged for siblings as only child

(Newser) - The path that led Nadya Suleman to become mother to a whopping 14 kids traces back to her upbringing as an only child, her own mother tells Us magazine. “She always blamed me for only having her. She was always upset I didn‘t have more,” Angela Suleman... More »

Mom Gives Birth to Baby No. 18

'I like to snuggle,' says Arkansas woman

(Newser) - And you thought Angelina Jolie had a lot of kids. An Arkansas mom has just given birth to her 18th. The baby, Jordyn-Grace Makiya, joins a crowd of sibs with names that start with the letter J and star in the TLC series 17 Kids & Counting. The spree began... More »

Angelina Jolie: Hooked on Kids?

Too many kids too quickly can be sign of depression, experts warn

(Newser) - As actress Angelina Jolie nurtures her latest pregnancy that will boost the number in her brood to 5—all under the age of 7—people are beginning to wonder if it's a bit much. In fact some mental health experts believe the former wild child's rapidly expanding family could be... More »

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