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PHOTO: It's (another) boy! Family with 13 sons gets No. 14

By The Associated Press

This article was published April 19, 2018 at 2:43 p.m.

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In this Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, photo, the Schwandt family poses for a portrait in front of their home in Grand Rapids, Mich. . The only member not pictured is Brandon, 18. T



ROCKFORD, Mich. — There will be no shortage of hand-me-downs for this Michigan kid.

The Grand Rapids Press reported that Kateri and Jay Schwandt welcomed the birth of their 14th son Wednesday, five days before he was due. They have no daughters.

WOOD-TV reported that the boy weighs 8 pounds, 4 ounces and is 21 inches long. His name wasn't immediately announced.

As with their last few children, the couple from Rockford, north of Grand Rapids, didn't want to know the baby's sex ahead of time. Jay Schwandt said earlier this year that he would have loved to have a girl but didn't think would be in the cards. He was right.

Kateri Schwandt has said she's used to large families, as one of 14 children herself.

The couple's oldest son is in his 20s.

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PopMom says... April 19, 2018 at 3:47 p.m.

I'm glad that I don't have to clean around the toilets at that house! OMG. I wonder how often that they have to go to the emergency room for injuries from roughhousing.

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Delta2 says... April 19, 2018 at 5:06 p.m.

Let's just call this condition "Duggar Disease".

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TravisBickle says... April 19, 2018 at 6:27 p.m.

Not man enough to have a girl!

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TravisBickle says... April 19, 2018 at 6:29 p.m.

I wonder if they realize there's ways to prevent this?!

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PopMom says... April 19, 2018 at 8:33 p.m.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers times two.

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Vickie55 says... April 19, 2018 at 8:48 p.m.

As a parent of both, I think I would have traded my one girl for about half of those boys and think I made a good trade

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ARMNAR says... April 19, 2018 at 10:51 p.m.

Child-free and glad to be! Yikes.

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PopMom says... April 20, 2018 at 5:22 a.m.

ARMNAR,

You missed out. I love kids. I've suggested to my husband that perhaps we should get a couple of foster children after our youngest goes to college. He gets this wild look on his face when I mention it. LOL.

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