A woman (Martha from Medellin) is in the news these days who has given birth to 19 children so far and now she is going to give birth to her 20th child. The name of this woman is Martha and she lives in Medellin, Colombia. Martha, 39, will continue to have children until her body is physically no longer able to conceive.
Becoming a mother is a woman’s ultimate goal. Every lady anticipates this beautiful moment.
It is considered that being pregnant for a woman is equivalent to good fortune, as women face several challenges in conceiving in today’s society. Meanwhile, a mother is making headlines these days after giving birth to 19 children and is about to give birth to her 20th.
Who is this woman?
This may sound unusual, but it is completely true. The woman’s name is Martha, and she resides in Medellin, Colombia. Martha, 39, plans to have children until her body is no longer able to conceive. Another thing that may surprise you is that Martha has children from other men. She has no idea who the father of her kid is.
Giving birth to children happily
Martha is not doing this pregnancy out of any compulsion but out of her own happiness. She considers it part of a business. She is raising 19 children alone and now she is going to give birth to her 20th child. According to a report in Daily Mail, out of Martha’s 19 children, 17 are minors i.e. below 18 years of age.
How are you doing with parenting?
The government provides Martha with financial aid for each of her children. However, with this money, she can hardly sustain and care for her children, since she has too many. Martha stated that she receives $76 in child support for her elder children and around $30.50 for the youngest. This implies that the Colombian state pays her about $510 each month to care for her children. In addition, Martha receives assistance from her neighbors and the local church.
These are children from different men
Martha has given birth to all her children by different men. Speaking to the media, Martha said, ‘I look at being a mother like a business.’The truth is that the government helps me for every child, I get a little bit of money for every child.’However. , she admits that her life in a small three-bedroom house has been very challenging. Martha’s eldest child has to sleep on the sofa.
Martha said that sometimes they have difficulty providing enough food for everyone on a limited budget. Despite this, Martha will not give up and will continue to have children until her ‘body allows it.’