Baby for Cromer couple in adoption fight

Snuggled under a red blanket in her carry cot new-born baby Cara Ann Webster gets an adoring look from mum Nicky.It is a blissful family moment for a family still fighting a legal battle over the tot's sister and two brothers who were put out to adoption four years ago amid abuse claims.

Snuggled under a blanket new-born baby Cara Ann Webster gets an adoring look from mum Nicky.

It is a blissful moment for a family still fighting a legal battle over the tot's sister and two brothers who were put out to adoption four years ago amid abuse claims.

Parents Mark and Nicky, from Cromer, along with two-year-old brother Brandon, are delighted with their new arrival, who popped into the world last Thursday at 5.50pm, weighing 7lb 7oz.

The little girl's birth has been a bit less hectic than Brandon's, which happened when the couple fled to Ireland, fearing he too would be taken away by social services and the courts.


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Last month appeal court judges said it was possible the family might have been victims of a miscarriage of justice - because evidence now showed one of the adopted child's injuries was down to eating problems and a diet of soya milk which weakened his bones rather than any deliberate harm.

But the Websters were told it was too late to turn back the clock on the adoptions. They, however, have vowed not to give up, and Mark said that his paternity leave would combine caring for Cara with talking to their legal team about the next step.

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