A mum-of-15 is pregnant with her 16th child – and every one of their names begins with the letter “C”.
Pregnant Patty Hernandez, 38, and her husband Carlos, 37, live with their huge family in a five-bed house in North Carolina.
One room is a dedicated nursery housing five cots, reports The Mirror.
That's got to be one expensive household!
Out of the five boys and 10 little girls the couple have, six are sets of twins.
And, every sprog has a name beginning with C to honour their dad, a floor cleaner.
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Their brood so far is made up of: Carlos Jr, 12, Christopher, 11, Carla, nine, Caitlyn, nine, Cristian, eight, Celeste, seven, Cristina, six, Calvin, five, Catherine, five, Carol, four, Caleb, three, Caroline, three, Camilla, two, Charlie, one and Crystal, four months, will be joined by a baby girl due in May 2021.
Much like other huge families, like the UK’s Radfords, Patty and Carloshave made headlines, beginning in 2019 – but, she’s added two more kids to the pack since.
The couple have revealed that they spend a massive £375 on food and nappies for their little ones.
And, they’re seeking out a new vehicle as the new baby will mean they’ve outgrown their 16-seat bus.
While she says her large family can be stressful, Patty admits she would like more.
She stated: "It is a bit more stressful and difficult with a newborn.
"The babies are always crying and I have to take care of them, but it is a blessing, we enjoy it.
"We have left everything to God so whatever God wants to give us we will be happy."
Patty continued: “We don't use contraception.
"It's always crazy at our house."
Patty has been pregnant for over a decade having birthed 15 kids since 2008.
She said: “I’m so happy when I’m pregnant.
“Around three months after I have a baby I usually get pregnant again."
And, while more kids means more housework, Patty’s older children are happy to pitch in.
She said: “Right now I have a thousand clothes to wash – that’s at least five hours of folding clothes every two days.
“I do laundry at least four times a week
“When the kids play, they often leave toys on the floor so I need to clean that up too.”
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Her little ones have their own chores to do and a daily clean up routine.
Plus, her eldest son can make pancakes independently.
Carlos and Patty are always entertained by how much attention their large family gets.
Patty said: “People ask me all the time, ‘are they all yours?’
“Everybody’s amazed when they find out how many kids I have, especially because I’m such a petite person.
“I never thought I’d have so many babies."
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