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Octuplet Mom Says Hormones Drove Suicidal 911 Call

Feb. 5: Nadya Suleman said she wanted a huge family to make up for the isolation she said she always felt as a child.AP/NBC

Octuplet mother Nadya Suleman says the hormonal surge of pregnancy is what drove her to make a wild 911 call when one of her children wandered off last year.

In a video posted on celebrity news Web site RadarOnline.com on Thursday, Suleman says she was right to call 911 when her 5-year-old son went missing, but she overreacted because she was pregnant with her octuplets and her hormones were out of control.

In the Oct. 27 call released by police on Wednesday, Suleman repeatedly told an emergency dispatcher she was going crazy and she was going to kill herself. The boy returned unharmed.

Suleman, an unemployed single mother, has come under scrutiny since giving birth to octuplets Jan. 26 because she already had six other children, ages 2 to 7.