American Mum Who Spent 16 Years Being Pregnant Says She's Adjusting to Not Being Expectant: "Weird"
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American Mum Who Spent 16 Years Being Pregnant Says She's Adjusting to Not Being Expectant: "Weird"

  • Proud mum of 12 disclosed how she was pregnant from 2004 to 2019 since she met the love of her life
  • Iris Purnell, an American woman, said she was expectant for 16 years but has put childbearing to a stop
  • However, the California-based 38-year-old woman said she feels weird having not been pregnant for three years
  • She added despite having a tough pregnancy experience and her tubes tied, she would love to have another child

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A woman who has been carrying a baby every year for 16 years says she is adjusting to not being pregnant.

Iris Purnell and her large family.
Iris Purnell and her large family. Photo: New York Post.
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The American mother has 12 children whom she bore for over a decade and a half since 2004.

Another one

Iris Purnell disclosed, however, in an interview that despite not being expectant, she would love to have another child.

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“I would’ve loved to have had one more!” the 38-year-old California-based woman told The Post.

The Bible-believing devout said she has her tubes tied despite wanting to carry more kids of her age.

Being patient

She misses being pregnant and, despite having a hectic experience during pregnancy, wouldn't mind carrying another child.

“Not all my pregnancies were easy. I had six C-sections… but being pregnant gave me a spiritual elevation. I learned to be patient and to sit still with my body," Iris explained.

Iris co-parents the dozen of adorable babies with her longtime lover Cordell whom they met in 2005.

Cordell was working as an international dancer while Iris was a choreographer with children.

Iris' relationship

Iris was the mum of a six-month-old Malikhai, while Cordell was the father of six-month-old baby Junior.

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Soon after their wedding, the lovely couple quickly welcomed 10 bundles of joy.

The proud mum Iris shared a clip on her TikTok account showing the years she had been pregnant.

Many praised the fertile mama bear for having a “beautiful family,” saying she was “blessed” to have the big brood.

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