- A woman from the UK was filmed hitting her stomach with a hammer while she was 8 months' pregnant
- She boasted that her baby was 'as hard as anything'
- Her boyfriend, who filmed the video, showed it to police after she accused him of abuse
Heather Thorpe's baby boy was later born in her parents' living room. It does not seem that he suffered any damage from her shocking behavior.
Police that they could not charge her with anything.
She later also boasted to social workers that her son could make a rude hand gesture on command when he was just a few months old.