I couldn’t believe what I have seen in the news headline where it says ‘10-year-old Girl Gives Birth to Baby Daughter in Colombia‘. The first thing I asked myself whether she can actually give birth at the very age. The answer is YES because of this was already happened in Columbia.
The girl hails from an indigenous tribe in the town of Manaure, a town in the Colombian Department of La Guajira. The girl arrived at the hospital crying in “enormous pain” from her contractions. Despite her young age, police may not prosecute the matter since the girl is from the indigenous Wayuu tribe, which is allowed to govern itself.
According to The Telegraph, the youngest mother in the world was named Linda Medina, who gave birth in Peru in 1933 when she was only 5 years old. Medina, who is now 78, had a son named Geraldo who died in 1979 at age 40 from bone marrow disease.