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The shocking truth of a 5-year-old girl

Lina Marcela Medina de Jurado is the youngest person in the world that gave birth at the age of 5. She was born in 23 September 1933 in Ticrapo, Castrovirreyna Province Peru . Her parents and doctors thought that she had large tumor when her belly started growing.

She was already 7 months pregnant when doctors discovered her pregnancy. A month and a half after they discovered her pregnancy she gave birth by caesarean section to a baby boy called Geraldo. Her baby boy was named after her doctor that helped her deliver the baby.

She was then only 5 years 7 months and 21 days. Medinas son weighted 2,7 kilograms .He was raised believing that Medina was his sister, at age of 10 he found out that Medina was his mother. The boy’s father was never identified.

Even Medinas father was arrested on suspicion of child sexual abuse he was realized due to lack of evidence. The boy grew up healthy and he died at the age of 40. Medina is now 84 years old and she still is the youngest mother in history.