"They Know Nothing": Single Mother-Of-Ten Who’s ‘Never Used A Condom’ Says She’s Been Judged Unfairly
August 12, 2019 17:14 By Mambee
Kids are little miracles, every family with a baby is blessed. However, parenting can be hard, and it can be incredibly hard when you have not one or two, but many babies. That's why many people chose to have a small number of children. Family planning helps couples and individuals make informed choices about the number of kids and timing of pregnancies
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Single mother has 10 kids
Single mother Sonya O'Lachlan doesn’t mind having ten children flocking around her.
Sonya, who is a part of a Channel 5 documentary titled ‘Me and My 10 Kids: Mega Families’, has ten kids.
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The massive family live in a four-bedroom council flat in Southhampton and survive on benefits. Having this number of children does not come as a surprise, as once Sonia revealed she had never used a condom in her life.
"Some people say they're allergic to condoms. I can't say that because I've never used one."
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Mornings in the family are very busy. The family only has three bowls, which means the kids have to take turns to eat. To make things worse, the bathroom sink is blocked, so they have to brush their teeth in the kitchen sink.
Sonya and the kids rely on the £460 in child tax credit each week. She uses the money to feed her kids and make sure they are as comfortable as can be. £179 of that money goes into rent while £130 is for food.
Determined to make her children eat well, Sonya buys their food in bulk. Also, she cooks every one of their meals from scratch.
Being a nursing mother and going through all that stress seems to be taking a toll on Sonya, as she experiences backaches frequently.
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Sonya O’Loughlin received a lot of criticism after appearing in the documentary with her ten kids. She told The Sun Online:
“I’ve received a lot of criticism from people on the internet and have been slated for everything I’ve said since it came out. Some people who have commented about me haven’t even watched it. It’s like 'watch the show' before you start judging me. All people read is the bloody headlines and then comment on it, people don’t know what they're talking about - they know nothing."
No matter what, Sonya is a happy mother and she is glad to have such a big family. We wish the woman and all her kids all the best.