The astonishing story of Lina Medina who is the youngest person ever to give birth at the age of FIVE
The five-year-old’s parents discovered she was pregnant after her abdomen began growing and she started having stomach pain
WHEN Lina Medina’s stomach began growing, doctors were certain she was suffering from a large tumour – she was only five years old, after all.
But after running tests they found she was seven months pregnant and weeks later she gave birth to a healthy baby boy.
6Lina Medina, who became pregnant at the age of five and later gave birth to a son
6Five-year-old Lina Medina cradles her baby shortly after giving birth in Peru in 1939
And almost 80 years on, Lina is still the youngest person in the world to have ever given birth.
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