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Man becomes Grandad at 29 – Is he the youngest grandad in the World?

Britains youngest grandad says he is "absolutely delighted" to be a young grandad

Shem Davies, aged 29, had his daughter Tia when he was just 14-years-old. Tia has now given birth to her own child, Ava Grace, a week before her 15th birthday.

Ava has become the sixth living generation of the Davies family. Photo via SXC.HU.

Ava was born 10 weeks premature, and weighing less then 2lbs, but she is reported to be doing well. She is currently in a Special Care unit. Tia is also thought be okay. No mention was made of Ava’s father.

One of Tia’s friends said; “It’s really hard on Tia because all she wants to do is give her baby a cuddle, like any new mum. But she must stay in the incubator.”

The family released a statement to say Ava was doing ‘remarkably well’. Shem also said he was “absolutely delighted” to become a grandad and he is now the youngest grandad in Britain, according to The Sun.