FAMILY GETS HIT FOR SIX
AS an only child, Courtney Waldorp has been dreaming of having a big family for as long as she can remember and would fill the front pages of her bible with prospective baby names. The Alabama native and her childhood sweetheart were already parents to three young boys, Saylor, Bridge and Wales, when they discovered she was expecting sextuplets. Unlike that other reality TV mother, Octomom, Courtney never set out to have so many babies all at once. After struggling with a blood clotting disorder that made her prone to miscarriage, her obstetrician put her
on a low dose of fertility drugs so that she and husband Eric (pictured) could fulfill their hopes of adding another child to their brood. They were shocked to discover that Courtney wasn’t just expecting a fourth baby, but a fifth, a sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth as well. A pregnancy of this size is high risk and so Courtney must spend most of her pregnancy on complete bed rest to give the babies the best possible chance of being carried to term. The couple’s family and town rally around them, hosting an epic fundraising gender reveal party, where they are delighted to discover they are expecting three boys and three girls. Courtney quickly refers to her baby name list and elects to call the tiny babies Blu, Layke, Tag, Rawlings, Rayne and Rivers. It’s fair to say Courtney is a fan of unusual names. There wouldn’t be many names left on that list of hers now.