Mom denies baby she gave birth to is hers..1-yr later DNA proves she was right


After giving birth to a beautiful baby boy, new mom, Mercedes, gave him a kiss before he was taken to the nursery. But, when they brought him back the next day mom knew something was wrong.

Her husband Richard Cushworth, from the U.K. was away in Texas when his son was born and wasn’t able to make it to the hospital in time.

Mercedes had to endure her labor without him.

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The morning after she had her son, he was brought back to her and she noticed something different about him.

She suspected she had got the wrong child. But doctors insisted it was the right baby and blamed her suspicions on the medication she had been given during and after her labor.

After a few days Mercedes and her husband Richard flew home to Texas, with their baby, but as the child grew, he looked less and less like either of them.

DNA test

Finally, Richard and Mercedes decided to have a DNA test to find out the truth once and for all.

When the results came, their suspicions were confirmed, the child they had been raising for nine months was not their son, writes The Guardian.

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An investigation was started to find the couple’s biological son in El Salvador.

After testing all the mothers who were in the same maternity ward as Mercedes, they managed to find the biological mother of the boy Mercedes and Richard had been given.

Reunited more than a year later

They also found that this mother had Richard and Mercedes’ biological son.

After a lot of paperwork, Richard and Mercedes could finally bring their biological son, Moses, home to the United States, more than a year after she had given birth to him.

Watch this couple’s incredible story in the video below.

Never question a mother’s instinct!


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