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Congratulations, it's a marketing force: So what are you planning to buy for the new baby? You could end up being sold all sorts of products you don't really need, says Martin Rosenbaum

Apparently, I am married to a squirrel or an ostrich. My wife is pregnant with our second child, and from the marketing viewpoint pregnant women come in two categories. Squirrels seek out and hoard information on maternity and baby products from many sources and make up their own minds; ostriches rely on medical professionals and think, 'they'll tell me what I need to know' and obediently follow their advice.

Boy, 10, accused

A 10-year-old boy was remanded into the care of Devon County Council accused of unlawfully taking or carrying away a baby, and with inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent. The baby, who was taken from a pram outside a residential centre in Plymouth, was 'poorly but comfortable' in hospital.

Norris on pram-friendly bus is fine media fare: Minister of several affairs conducts attention. Rhys Williams reports

YESTERDAY was a big day for London Transport. Its new low- floor bus - just the job for people with prams and disabled passengers - was launched by Steven Norris, Minister for Transport in London.

Now, suddenly, we are six: The increasing use of fertility treatments means more multiple births. Alex Antoniou meets one couple struggling to cope with quadruplets

For the past 18 months, Karen and Ian Whitehead have become accustomed to thinking in fours. Four cots, four high chairs, four car seats and four of just about every other baby requirement you can think of. It is an expensive business, but as parents of 20-month-old quadruplets, they have no choice.

Baby in lift tragedy

A 17-day-old girl was 'stable' last night after she was catapulted on to the roof of a lift in a multi- storey car park. Charlotte Morley was being pulled from the lift in Portsmouth, Hampshire, when the doors closed, the cage shut on her pram and the lift began to descend.

Baby killed by straps on high chair

AN 11-month-old baby was strangled by the straps of his high chair as his mother did the housework upstairs, Hull coroner's court was told yesterday.

Letter: Cuddled for life

Sir: I read with interest the article on 'kangaroo care' for premature babies ('Kangaroos know that cuddles work best', 18 August).
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