A mother who already has 10 children wants to have a 100 more to fulfil her ultimate dream of having the ‘world’s largest family’. Christina Ozturk, 23, originally from Moscow, hopes that she and her wealthy hotel owner husband Galip Ozturk will have dozens more babies through surrogate mothers.
Almost everybody dreams of getting married and having a few children of their own. However, the 23-year-old Christina Ozturk from Moscow has a dream that most of us would find peculiar. She and her wealthy hotel owner husband Galip Ozturk already have 10 children but that is not enough for her. She plans on having a dozen more children through surrogacy. The millionaire couple lives in the coastal town of Batumi, Georgia, where it is legal to have babies using surrogate mothers.
Years ago, Christina took a break in the coastal city of Batumi, in Georgia as a single mother. She was enjoying as a tourist in the hotspot sometimes referred to as the ‘Las Vegas of the Black Sea’. This is where she first locked eyes with Galip on her very first day in the city, a meeting she regards to have been love at first sight, with Galip her ‘mentor, guide, and fairytale prince all rolled into one.
Talking about their love, Galip said,
“She is so easy to be with, she always has a smile on her lips and yet at the same time is shy and mysterious. She was the kind of wife I always wanted for myself, an uncut diamond where I saw what a pure and kind heart she had.”
Things escalated from there. The two fell madly in love. Christina and her young daughter Vika soon moved to Batumi. Although Galip was much older. He already had children of his own when they both met. Christina always wanted a large family and when she talked to Galip about it, he said he had no objections.
They decided they wanted to have many children as possible. However, they soon realized Christina would not be able to bear enough herself to keep up with their ambitious figures.
This is when the couple decided to begin using surrogate mothers, adding up to a price of around €8,000 for everything involved. Having no financial concerns themselves, Galip and Christina are now parents to 10 babies in addition to Vika.
“At the moment, I have 10 children with the latest addition, Olivia, who arrived at the end of last month. I gave birth to my eldest daughter Vika myself six years ago. The rest of the children are genetically ours from my husband and me, but were carried by surrogates.”
The couple has previously spoken on social media about wanting 105 children, however, they have admitted this had just a random number.
Talking about this, Christina clarified,
“I don’t know how many they will eventually be, but we certainly don’t plan to stop at 10. […] We just not ready to talk about the final number. Everything has its time.”
Before adding more children to their ever-growing family. The couple has decided that it will let the existing children grow up a bit first. Mothering so many children is not easy and despite all the help she has, Christina has admitted that it has proven more difficult than expected to care for such a large number of babies all at once.
Initially, Christina had planned to bear a baby every year. However, when the option of surrogate mothers arose, she opted for this path instead.
“The clinic in Batumi chooses surrogate mothers for us and takes full responsibility for the process. We are not personally acquainted with surrogate mothers and do not have direct contact with them in order to avoid problems after pregnancy. All communication takes place through the clinic, we only monitor health indicators, I make up a dietary menu for mothers so that the food is complete, I look at the test results.”
The couple reportedly only select surrogate mothers who are young and who have already had one pregnancy behind them. They also do checks to ensure they don’t have any bad habits or any addictions. The surrogate mothers also receive psychological counseling.
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