Hong Kong holds what is possibly the cutest competition ever
We have the egg and spoon, three-legged and sack races but parents in China have gone one better with a cute crawling race for babies.
The race, held in a Hong Kong shopping centre, saw each baby crawl as fast as they could towards the finish line – where dad stood proudly ... Continue reading
A teddy bear due to go on a space mission needs a name, and your child can choose it!
Schoolchildren across the UK have been asked to help name a toy that is about to go on a journey into outer space. The nameless bear is being launched into space to mark the 25th anniversary of Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity, a charity that supports families who have a child with ... Continue reading
Turner Syndrome sufferer breaks records and becomes a mum after an ovarian transplant from her sister
An infertile woman, who has chromosome disorder Turner Syndrome, has given birth to a healthy baby girl after her twin sister, who also suffers from the condition, donated her ovary.
Karine Thiriot, 39, had no ovaries of her own and had been trying to conceive using IVF for 15 years. Her twin ... Continue reading
Children who are allowed free access to Easter treats won’t eat as many eggs as those who are restricted, says report
Children eat fewer Easter eggs if parents allow them to decide how many they can have, says a report from the University of Surrey. The findings come after examining parental control on the chocolate treats of children aged 4-11 years old.
Parents and their children were split into two groups for the ... Continue reading
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
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