Daddy Didn't Buy My Octo-House

Octomom Nadya Suleman would like you to know that she bought that big new house in La Habra, not her pops. 

The world's most famous mother of 14 said in a her video blog at that she is the one paying for the four-bedroom, three-bath home where she plans to raise her brood.

"I did this by myself," Suleman said as she took viewers on a tour of her new digs during a video segment on "My father did not buy this house for me."

Suleman said she is paying for the house with money from "opportunities" she has selected, but did not elaborate on what they were.

But, Prudential Realty listing agent Mike Patel said that the title for the four-bedroom, three-bath home--- listed for $564,900-- was made in the name of Ed Doud, who is Suleman's father.

Suleman's vlog viewers were not the only ones who got a tour of the new home. Social workers from Kaiser Permenente also walked around the new house and they did not like what they saw. They told radaronline that the octuplets would not be released until a few changes had been made.

Suleman will need to baby-proof her house with cordless blinds, hypo-allergenic air filters, fireplace guards and a rebuilt staircase before it is deemed fit to rear the eight premies.

The social workers would have told the octomom themselves, but she did not show up for the scheduled inspection. The social workers have demanded that Suleman show up for a second tour Thursday. They were impressed, however, with the fact that she has a new space at all.

"We're encouraged to see that she's really doing as much as she can to make sure to provide for these babies," said Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center spokeswoman Beth Trombley.

Suleman is also benefiting from a lot of good will. She was given a baby shower of sorts during an appearance Wednesday on the "Dr. Phil" TV show, where she received cribs, bunkbeds, upgrades to her new home and nursing help.

Dr. Phil and the charity group Angels in Waiting entered into an agreement to provide the octomom with 11 nannies to take care of the brood's daily needs. The cost of providing 11 nannies is about $135,000 per month. The group is looking for public donations to support the astronomical cost.

"These are innocents, born into the situation," said group founder Linda West Conforti . "We need help and we need help now."

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