WHITTIER - The octuplets and their six siblings could lose their crib.
The home where Nadya Suleman lives with her mother is in danger of foreclosure, according to documents obtained Wednesday.
Suleman, who gave birth to six boys and two girls on Jan. 26, lives in a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home owned by her mother, Angela Suleman. Documents show that Angela Suleman is $23,224.98 overdue in her mortgage for the home in the 13600 block of Sunrise Drive and has not made a payment since May 2008.
No one at the home answered the door Wednesday, though children could be heard playing inside.
Nadya Suleman, 33, has been criticized for undergoing in-vitro fertilization despite already having six children younger than 7.
Suleman is single, unemployed and supporting her large family with student loans, food stamps and disability payments.
Even her mother was critical of Nadya Suleman's decisions, but has changed her tone in an interview with CBS, airing in small increments on the Early Show.
She defended her daughter and said she loves her on the Early Show, but also said Nadya wasn't "really thinking things through sometimes." Angela Suleman said she asked her daughter to stop having children.
"I told her she needed to stop because I wouldn't be able to help her, because there was not enough room in the house and, for some reason, she couldn't," Angela Suleman told Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez. "I guess that's what happens when a person is obsessive compulsive."
Suleman said she asked Beverly Hills Dr. Michael Kamrava, believed to have implanted Nadya with embryos that produced all 14 of her children, to stop treating her daughter. He promised to do so, but broke the promise, she said.
The California Medical Board is investigating the doctor who implanted Suleman, though they will not confirm that it was Kamrava. The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday joined lawmakers and fertility associations in their calls for an investigation.
"The doctor who treated this mother has placed the long-term health and safety of these infants in jeopardy," Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich said.
Kamrava did not return calls for comment.
Angela Suleman said on CBS that the family has not yet worked out how they will support so many children.
"I don't know. I haven't thought about that yet," Angela conceded. "But I hope something will come up, because lots of neighbors have been very generous and nice."
Something will need to come up within the next three months in order to save the Suleman home.
Documents dated Feb. 5 say Angela Suleman has 90 days to work out a new agreement with her mortgage company. After 90 days, Suleman must pay the balance of her mortgage, $453,750 initially in 2006, to keep her home from sale in an auction.
Angela Suleman has a record of financial difficulties. She filed for bankruptcy in 2008, and has already lost a home in Whittier to foreclosure.
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