Jobless mother-of-10 vows to keep having more babies despite cuts to her 30,000-a-year benefits

Jobless mother-of-10 vows to keep having more babies despite cuts to her 30,000-a-year benefits Iona Heaton, 44, wants NHS fertility treatment to conceive 11th child Made decision after family's benefit bill of 30,000 was reduced Family was moved to 180,000 four-bedroom home last year /02/28/article-0-11F44D99000005DC-357_638x515.jpg” width=”638″ height=”515″ alt=”Iona Heaton, pictured with Paul and seven of their children, said 21,000 benefits are not enough to live on ” class=”blkBorder” /> Iona Heaton, pictured with Paul and seven of their children, said 21,000 benefits are not enough to live on The family were moved out of their terraced house into a 180,000 semi-detached after she complained The couple, who own a 12-seater Land Rover, spend upwards of 1,000 every Christmas Last year, while pregnant with her tenth child, Miss Heaton demanded a bigger council house in the countryside after complaining that her terraced house was damp and cold.

Epilim: Autism risk of drug taken by thousands of mums for epilepsy

Autism risk of drug taken by thousands of mums for epilepsy: Up to 17,500 children affected since 1973, researchers believeAs many as one in three children born to mothers taking Epilim affectedDrug taken by about 21,500 women of childbearing age to control seizuresFamilies campaigning for manufacturer to withdraw the drug By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 00:54 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 4 February 2013 Dangers: Researchers have warned as many as one in three children born to mothers taking Epilim have developed autism or behavioural problems (file picture) An epilepsy drug taken by thousands of women has been linked to learning disabilities in children. Researchers say as many as one in three children born to mothers taking Epilim have developed autism or behavioural problems. They believe up to 17,500 children in Britain have been affected since 1973, when it was launched.

Mother in Florida who abandoned children in hotel room banned from having more babies

Mother BANNED from having babies after she abandons her four children in hotel room to go out partying Kimberly Lightsey, 30, forced to comply after being put on probation for 13 years by a Florida judgeAll children under 12 years old – including one who suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy | UPDATED: 18:51 GMT, 30 December 2012 A mother who abandoned her four young children in a hotel room to go out partying has been banned from having any more babies. Kimberly Lightsey agreed not to have any more children in return for avoiding five years in jail.

X Factor 2012: The "amazing little princess" Tilly-May Somerville who stole the audience"s hearts

The 'amazing little princess' who can't see, walk, talk or feed herself – but stole the hearts of the X Factor audience with her smile Tilly-May has a condition that means her brain didn't form properly. She is blind and has cerebral palsy and epilepsyDoctors don't expect her to survive childhoodThe family were offered a lifeline by Jessie May nurses, who give them respite one day a weekThey also helped mother Jenny cope with the knowledge Tilly-May will die early | UPDATED: 18:01 GMT, 3 December 2012 The three finalists of The X Factor were chosen yesterday in another night of inflated egos and musical melodrama