Dutch man fathers 82 kids

London, April 16 (IANS) In a bid to help childless women become mothers, a 42-year-old Dutch man launched a free "baby making" service nine years ago. The man has sex with 15 women every month, and has fathered 82 children so far.

Ed Houben stayed a virgin till the age of 34. He usually waits for women to come to him at his home in Maastricht, but makes exceptions if the women pay for his travelling expenses and accommodation, the Daily Mail reported.

The man had 45 girls and 35 boys in nine years. His children are spread all over the globe -- Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, France and New Zealand.

He said he began donating sperm to local clinics. But later he found there was a market for procreation "the natural way", the daily said.

He connects with childless women through German website Spermaspender.de.

All women must submit medical records showing they are disease and drug free.