Mccaughey Septuplets

December 30, 2010 by Post Team 

Mccaughey Septuplets, Ann “Today” show Curry covered the McCaughey family seven children of the world’s first surviving septuplets, since they arrived on the media radar in November 1997. Parents Bobbi and Kenny McCaughey made the cover of Time magazine in December 1997, a few weeks after childbirth. And the personal struggle of the family not only resonated with the public discussion, but also raised and the debate on drug use against infertility.

The arrival of septuplets also urged supporters to give gifts for the home McCaughey crucial to help parents struggling with the challenge of seven new mouths to feed. The gifts included a large new house, a minivan and a two-year supply of diapers. The state of Iowa has also offered children a free education at a state university after graduation from high school.

The birth of the septuplets’ also inspired some safety advice of the three surviving Dionne quintuplets – who had been kept prominently in the public eye since birth in Ontario May 28, 1934. In an open letter published in Time magazine, has welcomed Bobbi and Kenny McCaughey Dionne, but noted that their childhoods were marked by “the exploitation by the Ontario government,” and warned that “Multiple births should not be confused with entertainment; they should not be an opportunity to sell products.” Curry kept with the story-the early years of the McCaughey using 42 bottles and 50 diapers a day through the last month, as children become teenagers. “I have a feeling I’ll be covering them until they are 21 and beyond,” said Curry’s “Today”, where she unveiled a clip from the documentary TLC, “turn American septuplets 13. “

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