Lyette Rebback welcomed her 16th child, a handsome baby boy named Vaughn, which makes for an unusual family. She and her husband David are now parents to a total of 16 children, eleven of whom are biological and four are adopted.
Having 16 children came as a big surprise to Lyette, who is an only child and never had much contact with children throughout her life. She married David at 19 years old and had their first child, Daly Kay, a year and a half later. Since then, they have added fifteen more children to their family.
The couple has a total of 16 children, consisting of 9 girls and 7 boys. Their children are named Daly Kay, Ryli RaVaye, Bliss Berit, Keмper Clara, Glory Grace, Trinity Tate, Jon Courson, LiƄerty Cross, Judson Worth, Shepherd Daʋid, Ransoм Witness, Sojourner Hope, Victory Rose, Stone Prosper, Verity Banner, and the newest addition, Vaughn McCrae.
Lyette homeschools all of her 16 children and recently shared about their daily routine on social media. Despite never expecting to have so many children, Lyette and her husband David have managed to care for their large family. Lyette described their household as equivalent to running a small or medium-sized business, as they serve meals to their children that may even rival those served at small cafes. When things get challenging, Lyette turns to prayer and acknowledges that there have been moments where she shed a few tears over the years.
Lyette experienced complications during her most recent pregnancy, as she suffered from a hemorrhage. She shared, “I discovered that I was pregnant, and shortly thereafter, I started to experience profuse bleeding. I contacted my gynecologist, who informed me that I may be experiencing a miscarriage. This occurred on a Friday, and she advised me to visit her office on Monday. When I arrived for my appointment, my gynecologist conducted an ultrasound and simply exclaimed, ‘Wow!’ My son was still viable, but I was still experiencing heavy bleeding.”
Lyette faced numerous challenges during her last pregnancy, including a hemorrhage that put her unborn child’s life in jeopardy. Despite being told by her gynecologist that she was likely having a miscarriage, Lyette was pleasantly surprised to learn that her son was still alive during an ultrasound. However, the bleeding persisted, and Lyette’s chances of carrying the baby to term were low.
Despite having to rest, taking care of her other fifteen children made it difficult. Thankfully, after six weeks, the bleeding stopped, and the pregnancy progressed. Although there were five other complications along the way, Lyette managed to overcome them all, and her son Vaughn was born healthy. In honor of a soldier friend with the same name who had overcome challenges, Lyette named her son Vaughn.