Augustina Higuera may just be 29 but she is very proud to be a mother of 14 girls! And if that wasn’t staggering enough, she beat odds of 500,000 to one to give birth to a third set of twins two months ago.

But the supermum is less thrilled that against all odds, all of her ­children are girls – and she has vowed to keep going until she has given husband Jose, 30, a son.

She said:

“We both really, really want a boy. We’d be over the moon, so we will keep trying.
“We’re besotted with the girls but Jose is outnumbered and it would be nice to even things out. I’m lucky that I enjoy being pregnant. I’ve never had any major problems, so it’s not a big stress for me.
“I’ve had so many girls I’m not sure what I’d do with a son. I just know I’d be blessed to have one. He and Jose would have an incredible bond. I hope I can give him that.
“I have no upper limit on how many children I’d have. I’d have another 10 if it meant having a boy.”

When Augustina gave birth to her second set of twins, Hailee and Braelee, less than two years ago, doctors joked she was more likely to win the lottery than have another multiple pregnancy. But she conceived youngest children Bella and Isabella weeks later.

Shortly after their birth, she did 42 loads of washing in 24 hours. She makes eight different meals a day and takes her kids to school in a minibus. And despite surviving on two hours of sleep a night, Augustina wouldn’t change a thing.

She said:

“It’s chaos looking after 14 girls but we wouldn’t have it any other way. I’ve always wanted to be a mum. When I was younger, I spent a lot of time looking after my younger brother and sister. Although twins run in my family, I never expected I’d have three sets. I know we’re blessed.”

Augustina, from Paris, Texas, got pregnant the first time she had sex, with teenage boyfriend Antonio.


She said:

“I was shocked and terrified. I was so young and I didn’t know what to do. But I’m a Christian, so abortion was never an option. And we were very lucky as both sets of parents supported us.”

First daughter Belicia was soon followed by Nyelli, 13, Liliana, 12, and Vanessa, 11. Augustina said:

“My older girls were not planned.
“Every time I got pregnant, I was shocked. I tried all types of contraception but something always went wrong. But when the girls were born, I was always over the moon.”

Augustina and Antonio married when he was 17 and she was 15, as Texan law permits those over 14 to wed with parental consent.

But their relationship broke down shortly after Vanessa’s birth and when she was four months old, Augustina met Jose at a party. Daniela, now nine, came along when they’d been together just over a year and Cilla, seven, followed.

Then, six years ago, she found out she was expecting yet again – and was shocked to see a second foetus at her first scan.

She said:

“I looked at the screen and thought one must be a cyst before it sunk in. I almost passed out with shock and excitement.
“I was scared but happy. When I showed Jose the photo it took him a few seconds to realise there were two babies. He burst into tears of happiness.”


Augustina felt sure at least one of the babies would be a boy. She said:

“The doctors told me it was more common to have a boy and a girl than same-sex twins. I let myself get excited.
“We found out the sex at one of my scans and it was two girls – I guess I should have known. We don’t let ourselves get upset as we feel so lucky to have healthy babies. But it doesn’t mean that we don’t want a boy.”

After Luzelena and Marielena, six, arrived, Analilia, four, and Aravelia, two, followed. And just three months after Aravelia’s birth, Augustina had another positive test. This time, she wasn’t shocked to learn it was twins.

She said:

“I just had a feeling. I went to hospital with stomach pains and they suspected a kidney infection but couldn’t do anything until they scanned the baby. The doctor was staring at the screen looking puzzled. Eventually, he said both babies were fine. I was right.”

The girls were just weeks old when Augustina began to suspect she was pregnant yet again. And her doctor suggested she was further on in the pregnancy than she had thought.

But Augustina said:

“I knew I’d got my dates right and then it sunk in. I was having more twins. The doctor said there’d be more chance of a lottery win. But a scan found there were two.

“I was still stunned as the odds on having three sets are so high. I did wonder if one might finally be a boy.”

But it was not to be and two months ago, Bella and Isabella arrived.


With 14 daughters, Augustina and Jose do not rely on welfare to support their family as he earns £6,000 a month running a landscape gardening firm.

Augustina said:

“Jose works seven days a week to support us. For now, I’ve had a contraceptive coil fitted but I think we’ll start trying for another baby when the youngest are four.”



  1. That is pure lie.just imagine. How old was she started giving birth?if she has been giving birth every year (i.e 19 years)and how old was she when she starting giving birth?9years?or what.can woman give birth @ the age of 9years?yabaleft,you are the gratest liers, and I will keep saying that.You should go and be feeding lies to children not us.msheww

  2. This always lieing,a 29 year old mother have 19 daughters,how many months does a woman stay with pregnant and how old was the woman before she started given birth to all this daughters?

  3. ewo, u no sabi lie o…jst imagine, at 29, she already av 19 children. please o at wat age did she start givin birth??mitttthhhccwwwww, pls nd pls knw d kind of tinz u post,, we ar nt mumus, nd we ar nt babies dat can be easily decieved!! oh God! cnt just control myself, its so annoying….

  4. You have daughters, yet you are not contented abi? OK keep having them you can’t tempt God. Or change his mind on what he wants to bless you with. Take it easy young woman for your health sake.

  5. This is pure lie.
    How old was she when started giving birth ?
    And, how come she has already giving birth to 19 daughters at 29 years old ?
    The Arithmetic did not just work .

  6. Yaba left pple are those with mental disorder so anything they posted shld not bd a surprise to us, to ur story nwanu we don hear bcos I did not want to join them there by thinking too much on what they hve posted


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