American woman faked pregnancy to con couples desperate for a baby out of money
An adoption scam has been stopped in America by an undercover news team. A woman was caught on camera posing as a pregnant mum, pretending to be a surrogate willing to give up her newborn babies. Roxanne Jones, 34, from Kansas, allegedly demanded hundreds of dollars from her victims in living ... Continue reading
Britain’s most feckless dad has tried to escape paying child support by ‘dying’
Keith MacDonald, known in the tabloids as Britain’s most feckless dad, has gone to new extremes to escape his parental responsibilities by allegedly faking his own death.
With a ninth child on the way, Keith, 25, was desperate to get out of paying anymore than the £5 per child he currently gives, ... Continue reading
Mum-to-be couldn’t believe it when she received a letter saying her unborn son was to get an ASBO
Damien and Charlotte Childs, from Lincoln, are eagerly awaiting the birth of their son, who has received an anti-social behavior order (ASBO) for causing a nuisance!
“The letter said there had been an incident of anti-social behavior and our child was identified. I would love to know how a 36-week-old foetus has ... Continue reading
Little Ruby phones for help as mum collapses in the park
Pregnant Karen Cresswell and her daughter, Ruby, were out feeding the ducks when Karen collapsed with a brain haemorrhage.
Taking her mum’s mobile phone, 4-year-old Ruby called her dad, Neil Clark. Ruby described to her dad where they were.
“Ruby is only 4 but she is pretty clever,” said proud dad, Neil.
The family ... Continue reading
Toddlers mistakenly given alcohol instead of juice in two separate incidents in American restaurants
Furious mums of two toddlers who were mistakenly served alcohol while dining out have spoken of the horror of seeing them drunk and then taken to hospital.
Little Dominic Dill-Reese was eating out with his mum, Taylor, 18, when he began acting strangely. The 15-month-old began saying hello and goodbye to the ... Continue reading
Surrogate mum handed custody of daughter, while her biological parents are forced to pay child maintenance
A couple have been forced to shell out child maintenance for a baby they will never meet, after their surrogate mum changed her mind during pregnancy. The couple, referred to as Mr and Mrs W, were shattered when a judge awarded their surrogate custody of the child, only to be told ... Continue reading
Parents involved in tragic IVF mix-up are having twins
When Carolyn and Sean Savage wanted a fourth child, they went through IVF. However, an error made by the clinic meant that Carolyn was wrongly implanted with another couple’s egg. Once the mistake was revealed, Carolyn had to make the heartbreaking decision to give the boy, Logan, back to his biological ... Continue reading
Protective family pet searches out 2-year-old boy, and stays with him until rescuers found them
Tyler Jacobson, 2, wandered off from his home, in South Carolina, in nothing but a nappy. But 12 hours later, police found the toddler being guarded by the family’s Labrador. The unnamed dog is thought to have stayed by Tyler’s side throughout the night, keeping him warm in freezing temperatures.
“Just thinking ... Continue reading
A herd of genetically modified cows created by scientists in China are producing nutrient-rich milk similar to humans
A herd of genetically modified cows has been developed in China to produce human breast milk, reports the Daily Telegraph.
Scientists have used human genes to modify the DNA of cows to provide a potential alternative to human breast milk. The milk contains two human proteins. One, lysozyme, protects babies from infections ... Continue reading
From children's space rockets to Kate Middleton shopping for baby clothes, take a look at our pick of the best April Fool stories today
Woolworths nearly had us fooled when we set eyes on the first ever ‘Kidijet’ which for £4.99, rockets your child into space. The Jetpack, controlled by a simple start/stop switch, plus a forward accelerator and break, can hover and fly forwards, moving left or right. Well, apparently anyway…
We were also ... Continue reading
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