Father of 151 Children Plans to Have 1000 [Popular Story]
Today's #storyoftheday is about a retired war veteran whose new job is to produce offspring until reaching 1,000 children with 100 wives.
Although less common in different parts of the world, several men in Zimbabwe have chosen a polygamous lifestyle, including Zimbabwean native Misheck Nyandoro. The 66-year-old currently has 16 wives and 151 children and is showing no signs of slowing down.
Nyandoro started his polygamous lifestyle in 1983 and liked the idea of producing offspring. His goal is to have at least 1,000 children with 100 wives before he passes away, and to do so; he maintains a strict schedule.
The African man follows a four-times-a-night sex schedule with his wives to continuously expand his family. According to Nyandoro, "satisfying his wives" is his full-time job. In an interview with a local news outlet, as told by Daily Mail, he said:
"I go to the bedrooms that I have on my schedule. I then satisfy my wife and move onto the next room. This is my job. I have no other job."
By the end of the year, Nyandoro will have married his 17th wife. However, the age gap is not a problem as he changes his bedroom behavior depending on the partner's age presented before him.
The newborns were premature at the time of birth and had to be kept in incubators for survival.
Finances are also not an issue for Nyandoro, who claims his many children shower him with money and gifts. Nyandoro's family owns 93 hectares of land near the Mvurwi mountains and has farming as their primary source of livelihood.
More than 20 of his sons are already wed, while 13 of his daughters have been married off. Nevertheless, they still always remember him. Similarly, his wives serve Nyandoro when they can, specifically through meals. He shared:
"Every one of my wives cooks for me daily, but the rule is that I only eat delicious food. Anything I feel is below standard gets thrown away."
Despite his strict rule, Nyandoro's wives are understanding and see it as a lesson to help improve their cooking. While Nyandoro's lifestyle with many kids may not appeal to all, others have the same results despite remaining loyal to one spouse.
There have been cases where women gave birth to more than four children at once. In fact, 25-year-old Halima Cisse gave birth to nine babies, five girls, and four boys, on the same day.
Cisse was flown to a specialist in Morocco for the birth of her babies. A team composed of ten doctors and 25 paramedics was present to assist with the deliveries. The newborns were premature at the time of birth and had to be kept in incubators for survival.
Cisse's case is very rare and often has a low survival rate for the kids. However, there was a case where a woman who had eight babies at a single birth in the United States had everyone survive.
The woman, who is a Guinness World Record holder, had her kids conceived through in vitro fertilization. Her children are now 12 years old. There are also cases of women having quintuplets in America, including the Busby's, who turned their lives into a reality television show.