Baby clutches mum's contraceptive coil in his hand moments after birth which should have been prevented

In sex education at school we're told that contraception methods are never 100% effective - but no photograph has ever shown it more than this one.


Lucy Hellein, from Alabama, posted a photograph of baby Dexter on her Facebook page which proves that birth control methods can fail.


In the incredible image, his face is screwed up in that newborn way and he's all pink and squishy, his bloody hair evidence that he's only just emerged from the womb.


But what's that in his hand? Yes, it's his mum's coil. It was meant to stop him ever existing.


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