The mother of 13 children, who starred in the television show "Extraordinary Pregnancies with Her Husband", is found hanged after "personal problems".
- Mandy Gardner was last seen alive five days before she was found dead in the woods
- The mother from Worthing, West Sussex, had raised concerns about self-harm
- The cause of death depended and the coroner decided the mother's death was suicide
- For assistance, call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit their website samaritans.org
A mother of 13 children who was featured in the TV Extraordinary Pregnancies was found hanging in the woods after suffering "personal problems".
Mandy Gardner was last seen alive five days before she was found dead near her home in Worthing, West Sussex, on April 7.
An investigation found that the 43-year-old spoke about self-harm shortly before she died.
Mandy Gardner (pictured) was last seen alive five days before she was found dead near her home in Worthing, West Sussex, in April
A post-mortem examination revealed that the cause of death was hanging and the coroner considered the mother's death to be suicide.
Mandy's funeral took place in her hometown on June 15 at Durrington Cemetery Chapel, according to The Sun newspaper.
The mother had occurred in TLC's extraordinary pregnancies four years ago with her husband Nathan in 2016.
At the time of admission, the couple had 11 children and were looking forward to welcoming their 12th baby into the family.
In the program, the proud mother Mandy said she loved children and the more children the couple had, the more they wanted. She gave birth to her 13th child two years ago.
She said: 'There are times when it can be absolute chaos; It'll be dogs running around, kids chasing the dogs, adults chasing the kids chasing the dogs! & # 39;
The mother of 13 children (pictured) had occurred four years ago in 2016 with her husband Nathan (right) during TLC's extraordinary pregnancies.
"Not all (of) pregnancies were planned – 12 we're careful – you know, each one was a welcome addition."
& # 39; Crazy is normal in this house. Would I trade it for a quiet life – no. & # 39;
Mandy's Instagram page was dedicated to her extended family. Her bio read: "Love my 13 kids !! my dogs oh and my husband xx # mumof13 # mummyof13."
Proud mom Mandy fell in love with her family (above) and often shared posts from them on her Instagram page
In TLC's Extraordinary Pregnancies, Mandy (pictured) admitted she was addicted to babies. She gave birth to her 13th child two years ago
Her private social media feed consists of posts from her family – especially the kids.
Speaking of her children on the TV show, she said, “Am I addicted to babies? Yeah, I think there is definitely an element.
"But I hope to stop at 12 noon. Famous last words – the last seven were all the 'last'!"
If you are affected by any of the issues raised in this article, you can call the Samaritans on 116 123. Alternatively, you can visit the website by clicking Here.
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