Suleman Octuplets - Reception

Reception

See also: Nadya Suleman

News of the octuplets caused an international media sensation. Most public response has been negative, including some death threats, which police are investigating. Suleman even has gone into hiding.

There has been much public discussion about Nadya Suleman's decision to implant and give birth to octuplets, including a minor protest outside the Suleman home, though Nadya Suleman was living elsewhere. Many expressed concern that Suleman's decision for more children, despite being unemployed and unmarried, would burden taxpayers via public support.

State Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod introduced legislation to have fertility clinics placed under the jurisdiction of the Medical Board of California. The implantation of twelve embryos in a woman under 35 years of age who already had children raised many controversies and led to calls for legislation to limit the number of simultaneous embryo transfers.

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