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Octo-Mom Getting New House, Childcare

Suleman has accepted Angels in Waiting's offer to care for her 14 children, Dr. Phil said

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    The mother who gave birth last month to octuplets is moving into a home in La Habra, according to TMZ.com

    WHITTIER, Calif. -- Southern California's octuplets mother may be moving to a new home and getting help to raise her brood.

    Nadya Suleman's father Ed Doud is purchasing a $564,900 house in the city of La Habra in a deal is expected to close Friday, said Prudential Realty listing agent Mike Patel.

    Octo-Mom Getting New House, Childcare

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    Nayda Suleman has accepted Angels in Waiting's offer to care for her 14 children, Dr. Phil said. (Published Tuesday, March 10, 2009)

    In a related development, television's Dr. Phil McGraw said Monday that Suleman will accept a volunteer group's offer of nursing care for her children.

    Suleman has been living in a Whittier home that is owned by her mother. But that property is being foreclosed on because her mother is more than $20,000 behind in mortgage payments. Doud is divorced from her mother.

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    Nadya Suleman may be moving to a new home. (Published Monday, March 9, 2009)

    The 2,583-square-foot house in La Habra, about 20 miles east of Los Angeles, has four bedrooms, three baths and a large, fenced-in backyard. The master bedroom features a walk-in closet.

    Nadya Suleman gave birth to octuplets on Jan. 26 after already having six other children.

    Public sentiment on the birth took a sharp turn when it was learned all 14 of Suleman's children were conceived through in vitro fertilization, and Suleman is unemployed and single.

    McGraw said in a statement that Suleman will accept childcare help from the nonprofit nursing group Angels in Waiting.

    Suleman had previously said she wouldn't accept the group's offer to provide round-the-clock care because it would mean relocating to the mountain community of Lake Arrowhead, but a deal has been made to provide care at home, according to the statement.

    Suleman is scheduled to appear on the "Dr. Phil" show Tuesday and Wednesday.