Saturday, November 9, 2013

The Youngest Birth Mother Was Peruvian

With all the young girls out there giving birth, the youngest is still Lina Medina, from Peru. She was 4 when she got pregnant and 5 when she gave birth in 1933. She and her son were raised to believe that they were siblings, but her son found out she was really his mother when he was 10.

Some native cultures, such as the Wayuu in Mexico, traditionally get married and give birth quite young. Unfortunately, many of the young mothers were raped by close friends or family members. Here's a complete list of the youngest birth mothers.

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