Woman Pregnant With Nine Babies

    COLOMBO, SRI LANKA:  A nurse attends to one of a set of quintuplets born at Castle Street maternity hospital in Colombo, 06 October 2004.  Three girls and two boys were born to a 29-year-old Sri Lankan woman, Chamila Weerasekara, in the first quintuplets birth in the island. Weerasekara and her police officer husband had been childless for five years and on fertility treatment for the past two years. AFP PHOTO/Sena VIDANAGAMA  (Photo credit should read SENA VIDANAGAMA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Step aside, Octomom. A Mexican woman is pregnant with nine babies, or “nonuplets,” and is due to give birth May 20, according to state-owned TV. Karla Vanessa Perez, whose age was not disclosed to the media, reportedly had fertility treatment prior to the pregnancy and is already a mother of triplets. The successful delivery of nonuplets would be one of the highest multiple births ever recorded. Perez, who is currently being treated at a local hospital, told reporters she’s not thinking of names yet and is just hoping that “everything goes well.”

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