Rule for dating teenage boy
But state benefits to support her and her baby will be paid to her mother Penny until then.
At a minimum, the family can expect to receive around £30,000 a year - close to £600 a week.
They found out about the baby when she was 12 weeks pregnant and kept it secret for six weeks, but Chantelle's mother became suspicious when she began putting on weight. I said yes and he said we should do a pregnancy test. You just think your parents will kill you.' She added: 'We know we made a mistake but I wouldn't change it now. We have five children already so it's a big financial responsibility.
Chantelle said she discovered she was pregnant after going to her GP with 'really bad' stomach pains. 'But we are a family and will pull together and get through. I love her and she will want for nothing.' Alfie lives nearby with his mother Nicola, 43, at her £250,000 home but spends much of the time at the Stedman house, often staying the night.
Mr Bladen held the boy around the throat until he began to lose consciousness, court heard.
He was charged with one count of assault occasioning bodily harm, later telling police he was 'aghast' at his behaviour and apologising to his victim outside court.'I'm very sorry for what I did, very regretful and ashamed,' he said.'Please don't do what I did, I just lost control, it's definitely not the way to handle things.'Mr Bladen was fined 00 with no conviction recorded, after the court heard he had an exemplary history, including a commendation for his work in Rockhampton in February 2015 following Cyclone Marcia.
Some may say it's too late but he needs to understand so there is not another baby.' He added: 'It hasn't really dawned on him. They have no idea what lies ahead.' Dennis, who works for a car recovery firm, said Alfie was 'a typical 13-year-old boy'.
He hasn't got a clue of what the baby means and can't explain how he feels. 'He loves computer games, boxing and Manchester United. But he has been at the hospital every day.' Alfie's half-sister Nicole, 19, yesterday blamed their father for the 13-year-old having a child so young because he left home for a 19-year-old girl.
They had been married for 14 years after Dennis divorced Nicole's mother.His father Dennis, 45, himself a father of nine who is separated from his wife, said he was 'gobsmacked' when he discovered the schoolboy was to become a father. 'He said it was the first time he'd had sex, that he didn't know what he was doing and of the complications that could come.'I will talk to him again and it will be the birds and the bees talk.'I hope that somehow these children grow up into responsible parents, but the truth is parenthood is just not something they should even be thinking about right now.' Gordon Brown said: 'I don't know the individual details of the case, but of course I think all of us would want to avoid teenage pregnancies.' The council home of Chantelle Stedman where she, Alfie and their baby are staying with her parents Children's Secretary Ed Balls said: 'It's just an awful case.You look at that young lad being a dad when he is so young - and also the teenage girl - and you think it's not right, this looks so terrible.
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'It exemplifies the point we have been making about broken Britain.