Bobbi and Kenny McCaughey never thought life would bless them with a lot of lives to feed and nurture. Initially, the couple only wanted a sibling for their then sixteen-month old daughter Mikayla. But fate had other plans. When the couple got pregnant, little did they know they would soon have to spend sleepless nights having to clean 42 baby bottles daily, and throw out 52 diapers everyday. The McCaugheys received tons of help when their septuplets was born in 1997. Where are the septuplets now? What are they doing? What risks did the family face? Sit back, relax and read on.
Getting pregnant was a problem
Bobbi and Keni’s first-born was sixteen months old when they decided they wanted more kids. However, the couple knew things would not be easy as conceiving Mikayla was problematic enough. Bobbi was receiving fertility treatments thus the husband and wife knew they had to act fast. Bobbi was prescribed Metrodin by Dr. Katherine Hauser. The drug was designed to stimulate ovaries to make reluctant eggs ready for fertilization. Bobbi and Keni knew that one of the medication’s side effects were multiple births. However, they were willing to take the risk.