March 11, 2009
Nadya Suleman, mother of octuplets plus six other kids, joins Dr. Phil to continue her first interview in front of a live audience. No one, outside of the immediate family and hospital staff, has ever met the octuplets â€¦ until now. And, see the amazing surprises for Nadya and her children.
Dr. Phil Visits the Eight Babies
Go inside the hospital with Dr. Phil and Nadya to meet Jonah, Jeremiah, Josiah, Makai, Isaiah, Noah, Nariyah and Maliyah, and find out how the octuplets are really doing.
Nadya has a special one-on-one visit with Jonah, the only octuplet still in the neonatal intensive care unit. Plus, find out what the octuplets’ chromosomal testing reveals and if Nadya’s has plans to marry.
Bringing the Babies Home
Some of the octuplets will come home any day now, but the specialized care they need is astronomical in scope. Linda and Jackie, co-founders of Angels In Waiting, break down the realities of what it’s going to take to care for these newborns. See the details they have to consider to make the transition a success.
Kindness of Strangers
Nadya has a short amount of time to get the house ready for the arrival of the newborns. See which companies are stepping up to help her and the children.
Reality of the Foster Care System
Calvin shares his experience being raised as a foster child. And, child advocate and civil rights attorney Linda Wallace Pate gives insight into the harsh realities of being a foster child.