The shocking story of a 5-year-old girl, who gave birth

Lina Medina: a 5-year-old girl who gave birth

Meet Lina Medina, a Peruvian woman who became the youngest confirmed mother in history, giving birth at age five years. Her parents brought her to a hospital at age five due to increasing abdominal size. Doctors originally thought that she had a tumor, but they then determined that she was in her seventh month of pregnancy. Dr Gerardo Lozada took her to Lima to have other specialists confirm that she was pregnant. In 1939, she gave birth to a healthy baby boy.

 

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