10 boys, 11 girls, and another one on the way!
We would say that life is about to get even crazier for the Radford family but we reckon it’s probably impossible to get any crazier than it already is.
After all, when you’ve got 21 kids (plus three grandkids), what’s one more?
The couple shared the happy news via their YouTube channel, announcing that supermum, Sue Radford is 15 weeks pregnant, due in April 2020 with baby #22.
Sue, 44 and Noel, 48 started their procreation party at just 14 and 18 years of age. The high school sweethearts were given up for adoption at birth and shared a similar desire to have a family early on.
The Radford family – 21 children and counting!
Their eldest is Chris, 30, followed by Sophie, 25, Chloe, 23, Jack, 22 and Daniel, 20. Then there are the teens – Luke, 18, Millie, 17, Katie, 16, James, 15, Ellie, 14 and Aimee, 13. That’s six teenagers ladies. SIX of them. And we’re only halfway through the brood.
Let’s keep going, shall we?
We’ve got Josh, 12, Max, 11, Tillie, nine, Oscar, seven, and Casper, six. The couple also welcomed another little boy, Alfie after Casper, but he was stillborn.
Then there are the youngest that aren’t at school yet – Hallie, three, Phoebe, two, Archie, 18 months and Bonnie Raye, 11 months. Wowsers.
All of the Radford family children, apart from the eldest two, live at home and daughter Sophie has three kids of her own too – Daisy, six, Aypril, four and Leo, two.
Now there’s another Radford baby coming. Sue has an inkling it’s going to a boy to even out the score.
‘We’re addicted to having kids’
The UK family is ALL about the babies. Simply put, Sue and Noel love to breed. The couple has vowed to shut down the baby-making business on numerous occasions but the pair keep going and going and going. Noel even had a vasectomy after baby # 9, only to have it reversed a short time later.
“We set out to maybe have three children but enjoyed having the kids around so just carried on,” Noel said. “We’re addicted to having all these kids. We just love it.”
$660 a week on groceries
The family lives in a 10-bedroom home in Morecambe, Lancashire, and Sue admits she runs a very tight ship. They spend around $660 per week on groceries and a family dinner out sets them back an average of $285.
They spend an average of three hours every night tidying up to keep the house in check and Sue does around 18kg of laundry every day. Holy heck. 18kg!!
The couple receives $320 a week in child benefits and relies on Noel’s bakery business to make ends meet. They also have a number of social channels and starred in a reality series, 15 Kids and Counting back in 2008.
Sue is a big social media sharer, often letting fans into her home, sharing holiday snaps, school drop off shots and dinners out. Clearly there’s a lot of love under the one roof, and, lucky for Sue and Noel, a lot of helpers for baby #22!