January 20, 2018

10-year-old Gives Birth to Baby Daughter

A 10-year-old girl in Colombia delivered a 5-pound baby daughter today by C-section, making her one of the youngest mothers on record.  It is not unusual for child mothers to have to have Caesarean sections.

“The baby’s head needs to come through a bony outlet. But in a young girl, the pelvis may not be ready or big enough to deliver a baby,” said Dr. Kimberly Gecsi, an OB/GYN at UH Case Medical Center in Cleveland.  Read more

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