Switched at birth: How two families are trying to raise their daughters 14 years after they were swapped in a hospital

Staggering story of the babies swapped at birth: Russian parents did not realize they were raising the wrong little girl until she was TWELVE Families discovered mistake after DNA test over paternity questionGirls had been raised by wrong families, one as Christian, one as MuslimFamilies say culture differences make it impossible to switch them backParents now 'share' their children as they try to overcome mix-up PUBLISHED: 14:34 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:44 GMT, 21 February 2013 Two families have discovered that they have been raising each others daughters after the girls were swapped at birth 14 years ago.

Middle-class children are MORE likely to be obese than those from poorer backgrounds

Middle-class children are MORE likely to be obese than those from poorer backgrounds Findings challenge long-held belief that poorer children more likely to be overweight Girls, in particular, most likely to have a problem Middle-class families have previously been accused of being in 'denial' about unhealthy lifestyles By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:09 GMT, 12 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:19 GMT, 12 February 2013 Middle class children, especially girls, are more likely to be obese than their poorer counterparts Middle-class children are more likely to be obese than those from poor families, researchers revealed today.

Men with divorced parents are THREE TIMES more likely to suffer a stroke, but women are unaffected

Men with divorced parents are THREE TIMES more likely to suffer a stroke, but women are unaffected Adult men who experienced parental divorce before turning 18 are three times more likely to have a strokeWomen from divorced families do not have higher risk | UPDATED: 15:19 GMT, 14 September 2012 Men with divorced parents are significantly more likely to suffer a stroke than men from families which stay together, scientists claim.

Children from poor families are more likely to eat junk food, claim researchers

Children from poor families are more likely to eat junk food, claim researchers PUBLISHED: 15:52 GMT, 23 August 2012 | UPDATED: 15:52 GMT, 23 August 2012 Young children from poor families are more likely to consume junk food and fizzy drinks than their better off counterparts, it was claimed today.

Babies born just a few weeks early struggle more at school

Babies born just a few weeks early struggle more in English and Maths at school Children born at 37 weeks had a 33 per cent increased chance of having severe reading difficulties by the age of eight compared with those born at 41-weeks | UPDATED: 15:00 GMT, 2 July 2012 Babies who are born just a few weeks early could go on to struggle at school, research suggests.

Mothers who want their children to eat healthy food "must lead by example"

Practise what you preach: Mothers who want their children to eat healthy food 'must lead by example' The children of mothers who binge on junk food are more likely to adopt their own unhealthy eating habitsParents should encourage children to eat healthilyThose that use force, rewards or punishments are far less successful, researchers said | UPDATED: 09:47 GMT, 31 May 2012 Mothers who binge on junk food are closely watched by their children who go on to adopt unhealthy eating habits of their own, according to a study.

Ashley treatment: Should parents stop their very disabled children from growing up?

Should parents stop their very disabled children from growing up Father sparks debate about treatment that could spread to UK | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 16 March 2012 At least a dozen families with severely disabled children have decided to put them through a controversial therapy to stop them growing into adults, according to reports.

Just weeks after 17-day Hawaii holiday Michelle Obama takes daughters on ski trip to Aspen

Well it has been a whole month! Just weeks after 17-day Hawaii vacation Michelle hits the slopes with daughters on Aspen ski trip With the economy on its knees, many American families have had to forgo their annual holiday just to make ends meet.