Young mum with 11 children wants 'dozens' more: 'We don't plan on stopping'

Christina Ozturk and her 11 children.
Christina Ozturk and her 11 children. Photo: Instagram

A 23-year-old woman, who is already a mother to 11 kids, has opened up about her desire to have 'dozens more,' saying she loves babies.

Christina Ozturk, originally from Russia, and her millionaire hotel owner husband Galip Ozturk, 56, have 10 children through surrogacy and one daughter who Ozturk gave birth to naturally.

The family of 13 live in Batumi in Georgia, where it's legal to use surrogate mothers in pregnancy, each of which cost around 8,000 euros ($AU12,500).

"I don't know how many they will eventually be, but we certainly don't plan to stop at 10," admitted the mum-of-11.

"We just not ready to talk about the final number," she continued. "Everything has its time."

Ozturk previously told a Russian publication she had wanted to have '105 kids', but later said it was a joke. 

"It does not mean that we are planning to have 105 children," she wrote in an Instagram post. "Stop tearing up my direct comments in assessing our desire to have many children."

"At the moment, I have 10 children with the latest addition, Olivia, who arrived at the end of last month. I gave birth to my eldest daughter Vika myself six years ago.

"The rest of the children are genetically ours from my husband and I, but were carried by surrogates."


Ozturk admitted she was 'confused' when Galip first brought up the idea of surrogacy in an Instagram post mid-2020, especially since her daughter was still young and she was worried aboutraising so many children at once.

"At the beginning of last summer, we planned to have a baby," she wrote, adding she assumed they'd approach it in the order of, 'planning, pregnancy, childbirth.'

"But Galip was fired up with the idea of ​​having many children and AT ONCE. And he already knew how to do it." 

"Galip's attitude was absolutely serious, so I asked him to take a break to weigh the pros and cons, and make a well-thought-out decision."

Admitting it was 'very scary' when they bought their first four babies home, Ozturk said they quickly adapted to having a large family, and they can't wait to have more.

Ozturk met her husband when she was on holiday in Batumi with her daughter as a single mum - and both declared it was love at first sight. 

"When I first saw you," he wrote on social media. "I immediately fell in love. You are so light, always with a smile on your face, at the same time, very shy and mysterious."

"This is the kind of wife I wanted for myself!" he continued. "I saw in you an uncut diamond, I saw how pure and kind your heart is."

Ozturk agreed, calling Galip "my guide to life, my guide, my fairytale prince."