How far would you go to have a baby? It’s an intriguing question, one that brings up all kinds of “What Ifs?” What if the life of the child was in danger? What is the child would be born severely deformed, or suffering from some debilitating genetic disease? What if you couldn’t conceive? Would you spend all the money in your savings – and then some – on the off chance that you could possibly get pregnant?
Well, for the world’s smallest mom, all of these were considerations – and then some. Stacey Herald lives in Kentucky, and at a mere two foot, four inches tall she is on record as one of the tiniest people ever to get pregnant and have a child.
Actually, Stacey and her husband Will (who is five foot nine by the way) have three kids, and each time out the doctors have warned her of two things – one, the chance of passing down her rare congenital condition (Osteogenesis Imperfecta) to the baby, and two, that her brittle bones and undersized lungs could not handle the birthing process. While she and her hubby listened to the doctors, they also believe that God has a plan for us all, and in their case, it was to have kids.
England dropped Sterling after Gomez altercation
England and Machester city player Raheem Sterling has been dropped ahead of Euro 2020 qualifer match against Montenegro.
England Football Association took to social media to confirm that Sterling had been dropped “as a result of a disturbance in a private team area”.
Sterling and Gomez had an on-field altercation during the Reds’ 3-1 Premier League victory at Anfield on Sunday.
But sterling has qunch the fire via his Instagram account on Tuesday, by stating “Both Joe and I have had words and figured things out and moved on,” Sterling said via his Instagram account on Tuesday.
“We are in a sport where emotions run high and I am man enough to admit when emotions got the better of me.
“This is why we play this sport because of our love for it – me and Joe Gomez are good, we both understand it was a five to 10 second thing… it’s done, we move forward and not make this bigger than it
“Let’s get focus on our game on Thursday,” Sterling added.
England boss Gareth Southgate said on Monday: “Unfortunately the emotions of yesterday’s game were still raw.
“One of the great challenges and strengths for us is that we’ve been able to separate club rivalries from the national team.
“We have taken the decision to not consider Raheem for the match against Montenegro on Thursday. My feeling is that the right thing for the team is the action we have taken.
“Now that the decision has been made with the agreement of the entire squad, it’s important that we support the players and focus on Thursday night.”
Groups criticise Kenya’s census figures
Groups has criticised the released Kenya’s population census figures stating that the results are not accurate.
It found that the total population of the country is now 47.6 million, nine million more than in 2009.
But some regions have experienced a decrease in population.
These outcomes can be hugely controversial because the size of the local population has important implications for the level of government funding they receive.
Kenya’s population is made up of many different ethnic groups, closely aligned to competing political parties.
The government has yet to release all the data on the ethnic composition of the country, but the changes in population in certain regions from this latest census have already caused arguments.
The outcome of such surveys can embolden or weaken claims made by groups for political representation or resources.
In one area of the north-east territories bordering Ethiopia and Somalia, the census indicates a decrease in the population, prompting local political leaders looking to retain funding for their provinces to question the veracity of the survey
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