OMG! Just thinking about this makes me cringe! A Mexican woman, who's only 32 years old and already has 4 children, is expected to bring 9 more into the world when she gives birth via C-section towards the end of May! My first question is: why? Why would you do this to yourself, especially when you just gave birth to TRIPLETS barely six months ago?

Karla Vanessa Perez told Mexican newspaper El Universal that she hadn't followed the tradition of not having sex for at least 40 days after giving birth and so she'd gotten pregnant again pretty much right after delivering her triplets, two girls and one boy.

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While Perez considers her new pregnancy a miracle, she said she decided to make her story public because she can't sleep at night worried about all the expenses coming their way. She is unemployed and her husband works in a tire repair shop where there income isn't always steady.

The couple has no social security or private health insurance and are going to need help with the hospitalization and incubators--among other things their babies will most definitely need--since they'll be born at least two months before they're considered full term.

As someone who had already given birth to four children, this woman had to know there was a huge possibility she'd get pregnant again, but I'm sure she had no idea it'd be with nine babies, three boys and six girls. While she says she's super happy, it makes me really sad to think the kind of life those poor nine babies will have. In fact, I worry about the kind of life that this gigantic family of soon to be 15 will have. 

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I'm sure she'll get help, but having 13 children cannot be easy no matter how you look at it, especially when they're so close together in age. Not to mention what all this has done to her body! ¡Pobre mujer!

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Bueno lo que ahi aque decearle a ella es la mejor de la suerte, que dios la acompane en el parto y despues y todo lo mejor para ellos
OMG!!! This is so sick she wasn't thinking about no one but your self. Give the kids up for adoption and give them a better life and stop having kids and wanting other people to help you rise them. I don't feel sorry them at all.
Creo q las personas q digan q esta mujer debe dar en adopción a estos bebes oh no son mamas o están locos. Aunque es difícil ser mama y pensar como alimentarlos y proveerles lo que necesitan, ser mama es lo mas bonito, les deseo suerte y muchas bendiciones


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it's a hoax sorry guys. check it out

Yeah, this is a not true.  I just read that she was trying to get attention and that she has 3 kids, 2 are teenagers.  That is such a shame and she should be embarassed! Ugh!

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