8 World’s youngest mothers

Pregnancy has remained to be a severe subject for women of all age groups, but imagine what happens when a girl gets pregnant at a tender age of six or even lesser. The intensity of complications can get elevated in this case. There are several examples of women who have got pregnant at such a tender age.  Here is the complete list of 8 World’s youngest mothers of all time.

1. Lina Medina The Youngest Mother In History (5 years old)

Hailing from the Ticrapo District of Peru, Lina Medina got pregnant at a minimum age of 5 ½. When the baby was born, he weighed 2.64 Kgs and 47.5 cms in height.

The family of Lina welcomed the baby, and he was named Gerardo. When the parents of Lina doubted her deteriorating health, they took her to the hospital, citing tumor in her brain.

That was the time when the doctor informed her parents about her seven-month pregnancy.

However, it was not a result of sexual intercourse, but it somehow triggered due to precocious puberty.

It is the phase when hormones get active before the reasonable time assigned to them. Police arrested her father at the suspicion of raping his daughter but soon released on the grounds of no actual evidence against him.

Lina’s case remains to be the most popular pre-mature pregnancy case ever registered.

youngest pregnant mothers

2. Yelizaveta “Liza” Gryshchenko (6 years old)

Yelizaveta Gryshchenko, popularly known as Liza gave birth to a baby just after a week of her birthday. She was reportedly made pregnant by her estranged 69-year-old maternal grandfather.

Doctors Suggest to her parents that standard delivery is not possible due to some complications, so they have to operate. But parents refuse to grant permission for operation and due to the same baby died in the course of labor.

The height and weight of the baby measured at the time of birth was 3Kg and 52 Cm respectively. When doctors confirmed the death of the kid, they also inform that they can save the baby if they operate on time.

The news of her being pregnant created widespread anger and rage throughout the Soviet Union, and it surfaced the news headlines at the time. However, the grandfather of the girl did not suffer any legal charges, and it created an extensive controversy around the country.

3. Zulma Guadalupe Morales ( 8 years old)

Born and raised in Mexico, Zulma Guadalupe Morales gave birth to a baby boy in the National Medical Center of the West Hospital.

She was eight years old when the baby was born. He weighed 7.04 pounds at the time of birth, and the delivery as standard.

Parents of the girl don’t want to reveal this news in the beginning because they are afraid of losing their social status in society.

Still, the name of the father of the baby not identified. The girl made a record of being the youngest mother ever in Mexico.

4. Wanwisa Janmuk (9 years old)

The Thai girl, Wanwisa Janmuk, had a fascinating case. She became the first girl to get married at the tender age of 8. She reached the age of 9 years when the baby was born. The marriage was considered legal by the authorities of Thailand. Her husband aged 27 years, and the couple gave birth to a baby girl. The case of Wanwisa Janmuk attracted full media attention and was considered to be the most famous case at the time.

5. Elena Chiritescu (10 years old)

Hailing from the tropical country, Spain Elena Chiritescu was aged ten years and six months at the time of pregnancy.

She gave birth to a healthy female baby weighed 2.9 KGs and named her Nicoletta Narcissa.

She went through a very reasonable delivery process. The father of the girl identified Gheorghe Mecic, who was 13 years old at the time of Elena’s pregnancy.

They got into a serious relationship before planning the baby. The news gathered special attention from the media.

Elena Chiritescu

6. Thuli Shaka (10 years and six months old)

Thuli Shaka was aged ten years and six months at the time of delivery. She gave birth to a baby boy, and the cesarean technique operated.

Thuli hailed from South Africa and was a student of Vulindlela Primary School at the time of pregnancy.

The identity of the baby’s father not identified yet.

Thuli Shaka

7. Dafne (9 years old)

Dafne, a resident of Mexico, became a mother at a tender age of 9 years. She was dating a guy aged 17 years, and the child was born as a result of unsafe sexual intercourse between them.

However, the identity of the father is undiscovered until date.


8. Monserrat Alvarado Gomez (10 years and six months old)

Another resident of Mexico, Monserrat Alvarado Gomez, became pregnant when she was just ten years and six months old.

She gave birth to a very healthy baby who weighed 2.3 KGs at the time of delivery.

The baby was named Marisol. Her 47-year-old neighbor tried on the charges of raping her and was sent to serve a jail sentence of 11 ½ years.


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