What doctors thought to be a tumor in this 5 year old girl’s stomach was actually a baby!
With times, we see younger and younger women becoming mothers. With the decreasing age for puberty, it is actually happening. What is the age of the youngest that you know about? 13…12…11? Come further down the number line because this piece of news is going to give a blow to all that you may have heard till now. This mother was only 5 years old when she delivered her baby. Shocked? I was too. To unravel the mystery, read on.
1 How It All Started?
It was one fateful day in the year 1939, when Lina Medina, a 5-year-old in Ticrapo, Peru was brought to the doctor with a swollen stomach. Her abdomen had been swelling for a few months now. The doctors, with the initial checkups suspected that the girl had a tumor that was massive. But the X-Rays cleared her on that.
Then, after a detailed examination, the physician in charge, Dr. Gerardo Lozada, discovered, to his astonishment, that she was expecting and the swelling in the abdomen was nothing but the baby growing in her belly.