Wombs are private matters (2/13, Letters, “California octuplets”). But when the woman in charge of said womb continues to produce children without any means of support for them, she makes her private decision a public matter, regardless of how many babies are in that womb.
Californians will undoubtedly be caring for all 14 of Nadya Suleman’s children. Nevertheless, public money needs to continue to be spent to educate women and families about all of their options, because once children are here, they are ours. It takes a village …