If this isn’t the right forum, please move it. I know they aren’t Catholic, but it seemed to fit with Family Life more than Non-Catholic Religions. For rural India, to have all the children survive is remarkable.
Looks like they get the “Don’t you know what’s causing that yet?” and “Are all these children yours?” too.
Hum do hamare 23
By: Prawesh Lama
June 21, 2007
Mohd Ishaq doesn’t remember the names of his 23 kids or even recognise all of them. Yet, he is all set to welcome his 24th child next year. MiD DAY meets the man, the machine and the family that does not believe in family planning
Nuh (Mewat, Haryana): A 40-year-old woman in Mewat district of Haryana gave birth to her 23rd child on Sunday. The baby was born to Bismillah (40) and Mohammad Ishaq (50) at the nearby Al-Afia Government Hospital in the district.
The couple were married in 1976 and since then, Bismillah has given birth to 23 children, the latest addition being a female child who was born on Sunday and named Shabira.