A mum left Facebook users in hysterics when she accidentally put up her baby for sale instead of a sofa.

Lucy Battle was left red-faced after she mistakenly posted a picture of son Oscar under the caption 'need gone today', Leeds Live reports.

The 20-year-old from Leeds had planned to give away her old sofa on Facebook Marketplace after purchasing a new replacement.

However, she unintentionally made a photo of her seven-month-old child the headline image - making it look as though she was giving him away as opposed to the couch.

She told Leeds Live "I just somehow managed to upload the wrong photo when I was choosing them from my camera roll and unfortunately it was of Oscar!

Lucy posted a picture of her son on the listing by accident.
Lucy posted a picture of her son on the listing by accident.

"I realised when everyone started commenting and messaging me and then I couldn't delete it either.

"It worked out though because one of the messages was someone actually enquiring about the sofa! But most of them were people making jokes about me giving away my son.

"I didn't expect it to go so far!"

Hundreds of people hopped onto her post quickly to make jokes about her mistake.

Mandy Lyles wrote: "Can I swap for a teenager?"

Sarah Wilkinson commented: "How's he at washing up?"

Tom Howell joked: "What's he like with other babies?"

After realising her mistake, Lucy clarified that she meant the sofa rather than Oscar.

"Thanks all for being nice though and understanding this was a genuine mistake," she wrote.

"I don't want to give away my child."

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