Conceiving and raising one child is multiples enough — yet historical reports suggest that one woman bore Are they true? Pregnant will modern medicine push the limit even further? If British tabloids had existed in the 18th Century, they would have gone utterly barmy over the family of Russian peasant Feodor Vassilyev.
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His first wife — whose name is lost to history — holds the widely cited world record for bearing the most children. According to a local monastery's report to the government in Moscow, between and Mrs Vassilyev popped out 16 pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets and four ganja porn xxx of quadruplets, over 27 separate labours.
The grand total: You can only imagine how a present-day newspaper editor would react to such fecundity, especially given the tabloid clamour in recent years over octuplet mother Nadya "Octomom" Sulemanwho has 14 children, or the Radford family in Britainwhich has 16 kids — and a TV show. I mean, 69 kids? I decided to dig a bit deeper into this astonishing — and seemingly dubious — nude, by consulting reproduction experts.
My hope was to discover the fundamental limits to how many children a woman could ever naturally have.