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25-year-old woman has 22 children already and wants to have over 80 more

Aisha Nozari

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25-year-old woman has 22 children already and wants to have over 80 more

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A Russian mum with 22 children doesn’t want to slow down anytime soon, insisting she wants more than 80 more little ones.

Christina Ozturk and her millionaire hubby Galip are the parents to 22 kids, with the former welcoming her first child when she was 17.

21 out of Christina’s babies were welcomed via surrogates, a move the mum put down to wanting as many children as quickly as possible. 

Last year, Christina told MailOnline that she wants to have as many as ‘105’ children and shared an insight into what it's like raising so many tots all at once. 

“I’m with the kids all the time, doing all the things that mums normally do,” she explained. 

Christina also said she runs a tight ship when it comes to childcare, and all of her babies sleep from ‘8pm to 6am’ each night.

What’s more, every detail of her children’s lives are recorded in diaries by the family’s nannies.

Christina told the outlet: “I gave birth to my eldest daughter Vika myself six years ago. The rest of the children are genetically ours from my husband and I, but were carried by surrogates.”

Galip also took part in the interview, saying of his partner: “She is so easy to be with, she always has a smile on her lips and yet at the same time is shy and mysterious.

“She was the kind of wife I always wanted for myself, an uncut diamond where I saw what a pure and kind heart she had.”

Initially, the couple wanted to have a baby every year, but Christina soon realised her body wouldn’t be able to keep up with such high demand.

So they turned to surrogacy, spending almost $10,000 on surrogacy costs per baby.

Of the surrogacy process, Christina said: “The clinic in Batumi chooses surrogate mothers for us and takes full responsibility for the process.

“We are not personally acquainted with surrogate mothers and do not have direct contacts with them in order to avoid problems after pregnancy.”

So they turned to surrogacy, spending almost $10,000 on surrogacy costs per baby.

Of the surrogacy process, Christina said: “The clinic in Batumi chooses surrogate mothers for us and takes full responsibility for the process.

“We are not personally acquainted with surrogate mothers and do not have direct contacts with them in order to avoid problems after pregnancy.”

But this summer has been far from idyllic for the couple, with Galip being arrested in May on money laundering and document falsification charges.

In August, Christina said she was finding the situation ‘difficult’, writing on Instagram: “Many of you noticed that due to the events that happened in our family, it became more difficult for me to maintain the page.

“It’s hard to talk about some everyday things or joys when all thoughts are far away and only busy waiting for my husband to return to our home️.

“I’m sure this day will come soon, but for now I want to thank you very much for your support and kind words. It’s very important.”

This month, a message was posted on Christina’s behalf saying she would be stepping back from social media until her husband’s return. 

Tyla has approached Christina for comment. 

Topics: Parenting, Real Life

Aisha Nozari
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