Nkem Chukwu, 29, right rear, her husband Iyke Louis Udobi, 41, center, and her mother Janet Chukwu, from Houston, Tx. , pose with the couple's eight children in New York, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2009. Chukwu and Udobi are parents of the world's first octuplets in 1998, but one child died a week after birth. The seven surviving children are (middle row) Eche, far left, Ikem, second from left, Gorom, second from right, Chidi, far right, (front row) Chima, far left, Jioke, second from left, and Ebuka, far right. Their little sister Favor, 6, second from right front, joined the family in 2002.