Story-Pitching Octuplets Mom: 'Show Me the Money'

Mom seeking $2M for tale
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 2, 2009 4:05 AM CST
The home of the Southern California woman who gave birth to octuplets this week.   (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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(Newser) – The single mom who gave birth to octuplets to increase her brood to 14 is seeking $2 million to tell her story, reports the Times of London. Nadya Suleman, 33, plans to negotiate with Oprah and Good Morning America's Diane Sawyer. She is also seeking diaper sponsorship and other lucrative deals. 

Experts are stunned doctors implanted 8 embryos in Suleman, who already has six children at the home she shares with her overwhelmed parents. “We are policed by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, which frowns upon implanting more than two or three embryos at a time," said Michael Tucker of the Georgia Reproductive Clinic, Atlanta "It is remarkable that any practitioner would undertake such a practice.”
(Read more octuplets stories.)