The Unusual Life of the Five-Year-Old Mother



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Nothing is shocking about a young girl giving birth; however, the news of a young girl who is just five years old, giving birth does turn heads. 

Lina, who was about to turn six in a couple of months, became the youngest woman on earth to give birth. The national media showered a lot of attention to the family, but Lina’s family decided to stay away from the spotlight. The baby’s father was not disclosed; however, later, the horrifying details come to light.

Read further to get more insight into Lina’s life in addition to finding out how she pregnant plus how her life changed after the delivery.

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Lina Medina

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This is the story of Lina Medina, who, in 1939, at the young of five, gave birth to a baby boy. Belonging from a small village in Peru, Medina’s parents noticed the increasing size of their daughter’s abdomen. Worriedly they took their daughter to visit a doctor in fear of the swelling being a tumor. The doctor was based in Lima, and the family had to travel a considerable distance to find out that their daughter was pregnant. At that time, she was in her third trimester and would go into delivery six weeks later.

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