06/04/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Nadya Suleman Sued By Gloria Allred For Exploiting Babies

Octuplets mother Nadya Suleman has something more than multiple bottle feedings and diaper changes to deal with: Attorney Gloria Allred filed a petition in Orange County Superior Court Monday requesting that a guardian be appointed to protect the rights of Suleman's eight infants now that their mom is reportedly moving forward with plans to film a reality show.

"Rather than choosing to provide her children with a normal life, their mother has chosen to commercially exploit them and it appears she plans to continue commercial exploitation of them in the future," Allred said during a press conference held in law offices. "If she doesn't protect their rights, the courts will do it for her."

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