The giant Russian newborn tips the scales at 7.2kg
We thought 13lb 15oz baby boy Harry Crossland was a big bundle of joy last year, but it looks like a baby boy in Russia has topped this record – weighing almost 16lb!
The Russian newborn was born last week in Khabarovski weighing an eye wateringly 7.2kg (15lb 13oz), according to SiFy ... Continue reading
Quads defy the odds to make it to their milestone birthday celebrations, after being born at 28 weeks
When baby quadruplets Bethany, Ellie, Lucy and Millie defied the odds of one-in-a-million when they were born at 28 weeks last year, their parents were warned that they might not survive. However, the quads did make it – and they’ve just celebrated their first birthday! The quads, who were conceived ... Continue reading
An autistic 11-year-old has been labeled a cheater and had his high score reset, after Microsoft claimed his achievements were too good to be true
An autistic boy in the US has been branded an Xbox Live cheater because his scores were “impossibly” high, according to Microsoft. The boy’s mum has explained that her son can master games in three or four days and Xbox Live provides important interaction for her autistic son.
“This has affected him ... Continue reading
Children's favourite puppet show is returning to our screens after 45 years, confirms creator Gerry Anderson
The Thunderbirds are go! The show's creator Gerry Anderson has confirmed that the classic TV show will be returning to our screens after a 45 year break.
Confirming that he has "finalised a deal to make a new series of the Thunderbirds", the 81-year-old is hoping that the adventures on Tracy Island ... Continue reading
A building company is now selling enormous playhouses for the same cost that you could buy a real three-bedroom house
Credit crunch? What credit crunch?
A building company in Norfolk is now selling children’s playhouses for a massive £150,000, the same cost that could buy a three-bedroom house in some parts of the country.
After being turned down by Dragon’s Den, Russell Bowlby founded Flights Of Fantasy building company 20 years after he ... Continue reading
Wannabe actress charged with abduction after hatching an elaborate plot to find herself a baby
A model and wannabe actress in Canada has been charged with abduction after kidnapping a 1-month-old baby. The abduction was part of Michelle Maria Gopaul desperate and elaborate plan to become a mum.
The model, from New York, pretended to be a casting agent for baby modelling to lure parents in. She ... Continue reading
My Princess Book by Cheryl Kilodavis about her 5-year-old son Dyson who loves to wear pink dresses aims to help parents accept their children
After her 5-year-old son Dyson refused to wear anything other than his favourite pink princess dress, mum Cheryl Kilodavis tried her hardest to deter him away from his chosen outfit.
However, after being prompted by her eldest son to let Dyson “be happy”, she realised that her son wasn’t the issue – ... Continue reading
Mums all know labour isn’t the easiest thing in the world, but 2010 saw five mums take birth in their stride in rather amazing ways…
Mum Amanda was driving herself to hospital, when her waters broke on the way and her baby decided he couldn’t wait any longer.Dad Joseph Sr, who doesn’t drive because of his history of seizures, had to grab the steering wheel as Amanda gave birth sitting on the seat.
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Of all the quirky births in 2010, there were some accidental birth partners that really amazed us - and probably the mums-to-be in labour, too!
Kent teenager Michaela Barton had to take on the unexpected role of midwife in January, when her mum went into labour in the middle of the night during a heavy snowfall. Michaela received an award for her bravery, and now hopes to have a career as a midwife!Find ... Continue reading
Falls, escaped tigers from the zoo, quick-thinking bus drivers...here are the top lucky escapes babies and toddlers amazed us with in 2010.
They may not be high fashion but waterproof, resin foam cloggs may be the safesty shoes to put your child in! Two children this year survived massive electric shocks thanks to their insulating footwear. In Essex, 3-year-old Harley Sutton-Dormer had his Crocs to thank after he started playing with a faulty ... Continue reading
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