Madden Hebert is a typical week-old baby -- "eating like a champ and he doesn't fuss too much," according to his mother.
But there's nothing typical about how he came about.
Last week, Madden's grandmother gave birth to him.
"It was all pretty simple as far as I was concerned," said Linda Sirois, 49, of Madawaska, who carried and delivered Madden because her daughter, Angel Hebert, had a heart condition that meant it would be unsafe for her to get pregnant.
Sirois said she has let her daughter know for years that she would
So Hebert decided to find out if her mother really meant it. "I called her last summer and I'm like, 'So, you know that offer you've been offering? Is that offer still on the table?' " she said.
She became pregnant with the first procedure. Sirois, the mother of four before Madden, including twins, said the pregnancy may have been her easiest, with no morning sickness or complications.