Baby Seat Tossed at Octuplet Mom's Van Window

A vandal apparently struck the same day seventh baby came home from hospital

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A vandal has reportedly thrown a baby’s car seat through the rear window of octuplet mom Nadya Suleman’s parked minivan, La Habra, Calif., police say.

The police have no suspects. Lt. Fred Wiste tells the Associated Press that a night nanny reported hearing a noise, then looked out a window of Suleman’s house and saw a cargo van speeding away around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Later that day, Suleman brought home from the hospital yet another member of her family: Josiah Angel Suleman, who at 4 lbs., 8 oz., was deemed healthy and heavy enough to be released from Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, became the seventh of Suleman’s eight infants to get the green light to join his 12 brothers and sisters at the family’s home.

“Each day that goes by it gets a little easier,” Suleman tells PEOPLE. “I’m really getting to know each of my nannies and we’re all really beginning to work together as a team.”

Crowded Cribs

Josiah’s six other pint-sized brothers and sisters are all doubling up in cribs in Suleman’s nursery. Since he’s the seventh, he’ll be bunking alone for the distant future.

The remaining octuplet, Jonah, still isn’t heavy enough to be released from the hospital. Doctors say it could still be several weeks before he gets his pass to go home.

Suleman learned about Kaiser’s decision to release Josiah on Tuesday evening while at a local barbershop in La Habra, where the owner had agreed to give her six older children free haircuts. Afterwards, the proprietor told Suleman to bring all her kids in the next time they needed cuts. “I’ve got 14 kids,” she reminded him. “I don’t know how you’re going to be able to continue doing this?”

Asked what she thought about reports Kaiser had fired and disciplined 23 hospital employees for accessing her medical records, she says, “I’ve got too much on my plate right now to think too much about it.”

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