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The world's youngest mother who gave birth at only 5 years old.

Lina Medina , born in 1933 is a Peruvian woman who became the youngest confirmed mother in history when she gave birth at only five years. Doctors later confirmed that she was actually younger than five when she became pregnant based on the medical assessments of her pregnancy.

In 1939 lina Medina was taken to hospital by her parents due to increasing abdominal size unaware of what was going on. On the first sight doctors originally thought she had a tumor but they later determined that the young girl was seven months pregnant. The doctors later explained that this was possible due to precocious puberty.

Six weeks after the diagnosis Lina Medina was able to give birth to a healthy boy which was only possible through caeserian section. The doctors who performed the operation found out that Lina Medina had fully mature sexual organs due to precocious puberty. Medina's boy weighed 2.7 kg at birth and continued growing up healthy. The boy was raised believing that medina was his sister before later finding out that lina Medina was actually her mother.

Lina Medina has never revealed the identity of the father of her child nor the circumstances of her impregnation. At some point Medina's father was arrested on suspicion of child sexual abuse but released due to lack of evidence. Lina was married in 1970 and has one son from the marriage. She is currently 89 years old and still lives in Peru.


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