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Octuplets Mom Calls Fired Nurses Unprofessional

Octuplets Mom Calls Fired Nurses Unprofessional

Nadya Suleman, who gave birth to octuplets, apologized in a video posted Saturday to the father of all 14 of her children and promised that she would never reveal his identity. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

AP

March 25, 2009

LOS ANGELES—Octuplets mother Nadya Suleman says she fired volunteer nurses working in her home because they were unprofessional and invasive.

In a video posted Tuesday to RadarOnline.com, Suleman alleges that Angels in Waiting founder Linda West-Conforti made repeated and unprofessional threats that her children were going to be abducted.

Suleman says she was also uncomfortable with what she called constant interrogations while Conforti was in her home.

Lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents the nonprofit nursing group, refused comment in response to an e-mail sent by The Associated Press.

She has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday.

© YellowBrix 2009


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    lizmags

    over 5 years ago

    42 comments

    Lets all be real here.

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    chrissiebug

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Senseofhumour: Are you out of your mind? You "commend" someone for having 14 children when that person clearly cannot take care of 14 children, physically or financially? Do you really think it's fair to those innocent children? What about their rights? Don't they have the right to have "parent's", not just a baby factory mother? Are you even a nurse?

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    donna6149

    over 5 years ago

    6 comments

    I think she should have to reveal the idenity of the father if she is to get any welfare help--some states require the name of the father or possible fathers before they will authorize assistance.

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    MichelleMichelle

    over 5 years ago

    15146 comments

    Very sad.....those innocent children have such a long road ahead of them.

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    lizmags

    over 5 years ago

    42 comments

    The entire situation is extremely sad. Everyone involved should have thought about the possibilities and the consequences. Now many innocent children may suffer.

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    markrosenthalRN

    over 5 years ago

    14 comments

    I personally believe both the MD and the woman herself bear responibility of bringing 14 children into this world w/o means of support for them. It's not society's resposonsiblity to someone who is either greedy or self-centered to bear the medical costs/society costs of raising these kids.

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    Zaladreyn

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I'm still confused as to how she was able to pay for invitro anyway. She's on welfare, if I'm correct, yet she could pay for a very expensive fertility treatment. How does that work?

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    sunshiyn1

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Dear SenseofHumor - which is it? A right or a mistake? You arguement is flawed. You say that Ms. Suleman has every right and freedom, yet you ask if any of us has ever made a mistake, implying that either Ms. Suleman or her doctor has indeed made a mistake. You say she has a "right" to bring 14 innocent lives into this world without the means to support them. Yet you say that "free help is not always worth the hassle ....and free helpd isn't usually the best help anyhow."

    This woman may not be breaking any laws by having this many children, but she has a ethical obligation to the children she is bringing into this world to be able to provide for their basic needs, which she clearly cannot do.

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    senseofhumour

    over 5 years ago

    8 comments

    Nadya Suleman has every right and every freedom to have children whether she has help from the government or not. The doctor, who IS highly educated should have known better but then again, he had every right and legality to proceed. I commend Nadya, at such a young age, for her attempts in trying to provide financially and physically for her children as it does show that she has now realized she has a great and tremendous responsibility - whether or not she is addicted to attention or not makes no difference. What DOES make a difference is she is trying to make the best of things now. Haven't any of you EVER made a mistake ? From looking at your negative comments, none of you are tolerant - and in the medical field, tolerance is an absolute necessity even though you may not agree with that person, you still must put aside your personal views and do your job. I still run across many nurses who are bossy and obnoxious and intolerant with their patients when they have no right to be. It is unfortuneate that Nadya and Angels were not able to make ammends and sort out their differences. Not all nurses are professional. If I suspected that my babysitter was spying or leaking information, I too, would be angered enough to dismiss them immediately. Free help is not always worth the hassle - and free help isn't usually the best help anyhow.

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    Jdreamz

    over 5 years ago

    6 comments

    Thank you GRemillard- exactly what I was thinking. This woman is a fool, a manipulator, and has endangered the lives of these poor children with her obsessive need for attention.
    The nurses were probably attempting to actually give her some reasonable suggestions for dealing with this situation.

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    GRemillard

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    Fantastic. We now have Nadya calling people unprofessional....are you kidding me? This is the same woman who has the state of California paying for all 14 of those kids? the woman who for the most part cost her Mom her house? who has a mass amount of student loans to pay for her plastic surgery? who has been try to sell the idea of a reality TV show because she has 14 kids on her own accord?

    She is a joke and a media clown. Those kids deserve a lot better then being bait for the TV producers.

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