Great News, Gerber! - LBF

Congratulations to our 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby Lucas! Welcome to the family Lucas, send him ????love! #AnythingForBaby

24.5k Likes, 1,792 Comments - @gerber on Instagram: "Congratulations to our 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby Lucas! Welcome to the family Lucas, send him ????love!..."

When Lucy was little, my mother took her to a modeling agency that had an open call for toddlers. Lucy was rejected because she had Down syndrome. I'm no stage mom, but I was sad and angry (we all were) because she was turned away solely because of Down syndrome.

Fourteen years later? Lucas Warren, 1, is the Gerber Baby of the Year - and he's the first baby with Down syndrome to hold the title, beating out more than 100,000 applicants. Way to go, Gerber and Lucas!

BTW, how could could they reject this FACE 14 years ago? (OK, I'm biased). #inclusionmatters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'We're All Lucas's Parents': Family Cheers First Gerber Baby With Down Syndrome

CANTON (CBS) - Gerber is using a child with Down syndrome as its new spokesbaby. One-year-old Lucas Warren of Georgia was chosen from more than 140,000 contestants. It's a victory for one Massachusetts mom who says kids with Down's have faced discrimination in the past.

Meet the first Gerber baby with Down syndrome; his name is Lucas!

Meet the first Gerber baby with Down syndrome; his name is Lucas!