Incest father and teen daughter fight to keep their newborn baby

A father and daughter from Spain have gone public about their incestuous relationship after their newborn baby was taken away by authorities.

The 36-year-old father and his 18-year-old daughter revealed they are in a loving relationship and therefore should be allowed to bring up their daughter together.

‘My relationship may be unusual but it would be worse for a child to be given up for adoption or grow up in a centre,’ the teen told local newspaper Cronica Balear.


‘People say our relationship is wrong, well I respect their opinion but I do not care.’

The relationship between the pair allegedly started out with friendship and then flirting.

‘We may be father and daughter but she has never seen me as a parent because I am much more like a friend than a father figure,’ he told the newspaper.

While incest is not against the law in Spain, the baby was reportedly taken away due to the father’s abusive relationship with his ex-wife, who is his daughter’s mother.