Are these the most PC parents in the world? The couple raising a 'genderless baby'... to protect his (or her) right to choiceBy Daily Mail Reporter
Meet Storm. With those big blue eyes, fair hair and chubby cheeks, the four-month-old is certainly adorable.
But whether this baby is a bruising boy or a blushing girl is, the parents say, a secret. In fact, they’re leaving the decision up to him – or her.
The bizarre move has led to Kathy Witterick, 38, and husband David Stocker, 39, being labelled the most politically correct family in the world.
Boy or girl? Storm, in red, gets a cuddle from his - or her - older brother Jazz
One close family friend also knows, as do the two midwives who helped deliver the baby in a birthing pool in the couple's Toronto home on New Year's Day.
That, however, is it. When Storm was born, the couple sent an email to the rest of their friends and family that stated: 'We've decided not to share Storm's sex for now — a tribute to freedom and choice in place of limitation, a stand up to what the world could become in Storm's lifetime (a more progressive place? ...).'
Their announcement, they told the Toronto Star, was at first met with silence. Then came the deluge.
Storm's grandparents were supportive - but resented having to explain a gender-free baby to friends and co-workers.
Friends cleverly accused the couple of taking away the newborn's right to choice by imposing their own ideology on the tiny baby.
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